By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun State, on Sunday at a stakeholders meeting, picked its consensus candidates for the 2019 State House of Assembly election.
Candidates were adopted for 23 out of the 26 seats, at the exercise, conducted at the Presidential Lodge, Abeokuta.
They emerged after all aspirants from all constituencies met to pick the most suitable candidate among them.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who announced the outcome of the exercise, said it was a demonstration of the transparent democratic ideals of the APC.
He said the arrangement, witnessed by elected party members and political appointees, was peaceful and and accepted by all.
The Governor thanked the aspirants for their cooperation and urged the candidates to prepare for the election.
According to him, candidates for the three remaining seats as well as those of the National Assembly seats, will be concluded Tuesday (Sept. 11).
All candidates, in their speeches, commended the party and Amosun for the rancour free exercise.
Consensus candidates so far chosen to represent their constituencies at the House of Assembly are Sagamu constituency 1: Kamar Sonowo Sagamu constituency 2 Ademola adeyinka, Ijebu North 1: Adekanbi Adegoke. Ijebu North 2:Oduniyi Adelaja, Ijebu East: Alhaji Akinlagun Agoro, Ogun Waterside: Foye Adeniyi Ewekoro: Yusuf Amosun, Abeokuta North Modupe Mujota Yewa North 1: Bayo Adeyemi Yewa North 2: Olowasogo Akinde Ijebu North East: Deola Tayo Ipokia-Sikirat Ajibola.