Ogun governor Ibikunle Amosun has emerged the candidate for Ogun Central senate race, as he and elders of the All Progressives Congress, unveiled consensus candidates for National Assembly.
Amosun was the holder of the Ogun Central Senate seat between 2003 and 2007, but this time around, he will be displacing the incumbent, Lanre Tejuoso.
The announcement was made at the Presidential Lodge in Abeokuta on Tuesday. Six out of the nine candidates for the House of Representatives were also announced.
Apart from Amosun, other adopted candidates for the Senate are Chief Lekan Mustapha (Ogun -East) and the Chief of Staff to the state governor, Mr. Tolu Odebiyi (Ogun- West). Mustapha was also the holder of the seat between 2007 and 2011, as a member of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The six adopted candidates for House of Representatives seats include the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi (Egbado North/Ipokia); former chairman of Ado-Odo/Ota, Mr. Rotimi Rahman(Ota); the State Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr. Leke Adewolu(Ewekoro/Ifo).