The Group Managing Director, Energy Group, Jimoh Ibrahim, has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for Ondo State election for Senator Modu Sheriff’s faction. In a governorship primary election conducted at the Banquet Hall, Premier Hotel, Ibadan, early Monday, Ibrahim polled 502 votes to win. His only co-contestant, Olusola Ebiseni, polled 41 votes while 17 votes were voided.
Three other contestants, Bamiduro Dada, Niran-Sule Akinsuyi and Mrs. Abiye Ademuyegun had earlier stepped down for Ibrahim.
Earlier on Monday, August 22, 2016, the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction conducted its primary which produced Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, as the party’s standard-bearer.