Outgoing Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun has declared his intention to run for the Senate in the 2019 election. He made this announcement this afternoon at a stakeholders meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Mitros Residence in Abeokuta, the state capital.
Amosun was elected senator for the Ogun Central district in April 2003 while in April 2007, he made an unsuccessful bid to be elected governor of Ogun State.
He ran for governor again in 2011, and this time was elected on the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) platform. He ran for office for the 2nd Term under the All Progressives Congress in 2015 and won and was re-elected and sworn into office May 29, 2015.
The governor also promised to announce the Ogun governorship candiddate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 election by tomorrow, Thursday September 6, 2018.