The immediate past Governor of Ogun State, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun’s close associate and Special Assistant to Kaduna State Governor, Malam El-Rufai Otunba Jimi Lawal has joined governorship race under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Newsacross.com learnt that Lawal obtained the PDP nomination form on Thursday, making him the second governorship aspirants to do so in Ogun state.
This will not be his first attempt in the governorship race. He has contested in 2018, he has contested the Ogun APC primaries, but he was edged out.
Jimi Lawal and many other aspirants were edged out of the OGUN APC governorship primaries. And he had to petition Comrade Adams Oshiomole, who was then the National Chairman of the APC, his party, calling the then Guber primary in Ogun APC a charade.
A source close to him said he is been sponsored by the Rivers State Governor,Ezenwo Nyesom Wike.
Our correspondent reports that the duo of Ladi Adebutu and Otunba Jimi Lawal are contesting under the platform of the PDP.