Six aspirants will vie for the governorship ticket of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2023 governorship election.
This was disclosed by Publicity Secretary of the party in Lagos State, Hakeem Amode.
Amode said the six aspirants were in Ibadan on Thursday to appear before the Ahmed Makarfi-led screening panel.
The six aspirants according to Amode are: Shamsideen Dosumu, AbdulAzeez Adediran, David Kolawole, Jimi Karmal, Adedeji Doherty and Rhodes Gbadebo.
“Eleven aspirants from Oyo, Lagos and Ogun states appeared before the panel in Ibadan,” Amode said.
“The Lagos aspirants that appeared before the panel were Shamsideen Dosumu, AbdulAzeez Adediran, David Kolawole, Jimi Karmal, Adedeji Doherty and Rhodes Gbadebo.”
He said the smoothness of the exercise was an indication that the party is ready for the 2023 elections.
“The peaceful screening is an indication that PDP is ready to play fair in the coming elections,” he said.
“PDP is very ready to take over Lagos, make governance about the people and give Lagos residents reasons to sleep with both eyes closed.
“For this reason, the party has made sure the best and most capable hands within the party have come out to contest for the 2023 elections.”