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Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Primary with 7 Votes
Senator-elect, Ademola Adeleke

Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Primary with 7 Votes

Senator Ademola Adeleke will fly the flag of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the September Gubernatorial Polls after he cruised to victory

The Peoples Democratic Party’s member representing Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, polled 1,569 votes to defeat Chairman of Mutual Assurance, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, his closest rival, who scored 1,562 votes after a recount.

A  former Secretary to the Osun State Government, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, scored 52 votes while a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Nathaniel Oke, polled three votes.  A total of 56 votes were rejected.

Adeleke will contest the governorship election with the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola.

Some of the aspirants announced their withdrawal from the governorship primary before the exercise, which was held at the premises of GMT Hotel and Events Centre, started.

Some of the aspirants, who announced their withdrawal from the governorship primary, were Prof. Adeolu Durotoye, a former Minister of Youth Development, Olasunkanmi Akinlabi and Felix Ogunwale.

The election was supervised by Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson.

 

 

 

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