Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, the Commissioner for Commerce and industry in Ogun state has resigned.
Ashiru was appointed as Commissioner by Governor Amosun in 2011. He was one of the longest commissioners in Ogun State government cabinet.
According to reports, Ashiru was adopted as the consensus governorship candidate of Ijebu and Remo ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Ashiru was picked at an Ijebu Ode meeting, to fly the flag of the party in 2019 by the Ijebu/Remo Governorship Agenda Elders Forum to battle for the party’s ticket with other aspirants from other zones at the primary.
He defeated Prince Segun Adesegun, former Deputy Governor; Senator Gbenga Kaka, former Senator who represented Ogun East at the 7th Assembly, and Senator Olorunmbe Momora, former Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, who were screened by Chief Olu Okuboyejo-led four-man committee.