Posted on Wed 12 Sep 2018, 08:37 AM

Contrary to reports, Lagos billionaire, Femi Otedola is yet to pick the PDP form to run for governorship election in Lagos State.

On Tuesday evening, the social media was agog with stories suggesting that the oil magnet had accepted the PDP ticket to contest in the governorship election next year.

The reports cited Otedola's social media handle and popular Publisher Dele Momodu as source. Read here

Punch now reports  that only two aspirants had indicated interest to contest the PDP governorship primary in the state.
The aspirants are Mr Deji Doherty and Mr Jimi Agbaje.

Jimi Agbaje, a pharmacist, was the PDP candidate in the 2015 governorship election in the state. He had also ran for the National Chairman of the party, against the long time leader of the party, Chief Bode George, in the truncated National Convention of 2017.

National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan,told The Punch that Otedola had yet to pick a form.

“I’m not aware he had picked forms.  But we have only two aspirants from Lagos State and he (Otedola ) is not among them,  he said.


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