Femi Otedola, a businessman and Chairman of Forte Oil PLC, has “accepted” the offer of a governorship ticket by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
According to Dele Momodu, Publisher of Ovation magazine, Otedola “personally confirmed” the news to him, meaning he will run against Akinwunmi Ambode, the incumbent Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in 2019.
“Breaking news: Lagos 2019 promises to be interesting. PDP offers Femi Otedola governorship ticket. He’s accepted and personally confirmed to The Boss newspaper,” Momodu wrote.
Otedola’s emergence comes a day after Ambode officially declared interest in a second term.