A former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko has resolved to quit the 2019 Presidential race. Mimiko, who is the Presidential candidate of Zenith Labour Party(ZLP) has decided to instead contest for Senate.
Mimiko, would any moment from now, announce his ambition to contest for Ondo Central Senatorial District in 2019.
“It’s true, Iroko (Mimiko) is no longer vying for the presidential seat again because he has decided to change his mind by making u-turn after our meeting,” said the source.
“He now prefers to contest for the Senate seat and would now be the candidate of our party for the Ondo Central Senatorial District.”
Although, Gboye Adegbenro, the Commissioner for Works during the tenure of Mimiko, had also been gunning for same position under the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).
It was gathered that Adegbenro’s name had already been enlisted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a candidate of Ondo Central Senatorial District.