Reuben Abati Returns to Politics As PDP Picks him as Ondo Guber Candidate
A former presidential spokesman Reuben Abati, has been named as the running mate of the governorship candidate of the PDP in Ogun State, Leke Shittu, ahead of the 2019 elections.
Also, the former governor of the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, was equally named as the candidate for Ogun East Senatorial district.
This followed INEC’s acceptance of the candidates’ list of the PDP faction backed by the senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu.
INEC had in a letter addressed to the National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, notified the party of the acceptance of the list submitted by Bayo Dayo’s faction following the Federal High Court judgment.
Abati, who served as spokesman to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, as well as Daniel were confirmed candidates in a statement personally signed by Kashamu, a copy of which was made available to journalists in Abeokuta.