Babatope Okeowo, Akure
Four governors of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have arrived Ondo State in order to persuade former Governor Olusegun Mimiko to join the party.
The governors included Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Seyi Makinde (Oyo) and Okezie Ikpeasu of Abia State visited Mimiko in order to woo him into the party.
The four governors met with Mimiko, the immediate past Deputy Governor, and Zenith Labour Party(ZLP) governorship candidate in the 2020 governorship election, Hon Agboola Ajayi, his running mate, Engr. Gboye Adegbenro and state Chairman of ZLP, Hon Joseph Akinlaja.
This development confirmed the exclusive story of New Telegraph that Mimiko, the National leader of ZLP and hordes of his supporters are on their way to PDP.
Others in the meeting included ex-governorship aspirant, Banji Okunomo, as well as Dr Kola Ademujimi, Eni Akinsola, John-Paul Akinduro, Andrew Ogunsakin, Ayo Fadoju, Afolabi Akinsiku, Bolanle Olafunmiloye, Funmilola Oluwadare, Taye Afilaka among other top former senior aides to Mimiko.
The meeting is being held behind closed doors.