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See Names of 6 Aspirants PDP screened for Lagos Governorship ticket

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See Names of 6 Aspirants PDP screened for Lagos Governorship ticket

On Sunday, May 1, the Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said that six aspirants were jostling for the party’s governorship ticket in the 2023 general elections.

The state publicity secretary of the party, Mr Hakeem Amode in a statement, disclosed that the aspirants had appeared before the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-headed screening panel at the party’s Zonal Office in Ibadan.

According to Mr Amode, eleven aspirants from Oyo, Lagos and Ogun states appeared before the panel in Ibadan, PM News report.

Jimi Agbaje, the party’s candidate in the last two consecutive elections, was however not named among those screened by the party, according to the party’s spokesman, Hakeem Amode, Sahara Reporters added.

Mr Amode said:

“Eleven aspirants from Oyo, Lagos and Ogun states appeared before the panel in Ibadan.

The Lagos aspirants that appeared before the panel were;

  1. Shamsideen Dosumu,
  2. AbdulAzeez Adediran,
  3. David Kolawole,
  4. Jimi Karmal,
  5. Adedeji Doherty and
  6. Rhodes Gbadebo.

Other aspirants screened

Amode noted that the chapter had on Wednesday screened aspirants for the Senate, House of Representatives and the state House of Assembly.

He commended the party’s screening committee and aspirants for successful clearance.

also commended the party’s leadership for the ward congresses to elect 3-member ad hoc delegates ahead of the party’s primaries.

Expressing gratitude to all the stakeholders and participants, Amode said that the smoothness of the exercise was an indication that the party was ready for the 2023 elections.

The party chieftain noted further that the screening was successful due to the calibre of aspirants that had come out to contest various seats in the 2023 elections.

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