Osun 2022: PDP NWC Issues Certificate Of Return To Adeleke


The Peoples Democratic Party has actually confirmed Senator Ademola Adeleke will be the party’s flagbearer in the Osun governorship election.

This comes after the party provided the Certificate of Return to Adeleke as winner of the Osun Primary elections.

The discussion occurred at the National Executive Council Hall of the celebration’s national secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja on Thursday.

This is as the PDP’s National Working Committee shunned Dotun Babayemi who likewise emerged as a governorship candidate in among the parallel primaries held in the state.

Recall that Adeleke and Babayemi emerged PDP’s governorship candidates in 2 parallel primary elections performed on Tuesday.

A faction of the party led by Mr. Sunday Bisi held its governorship primary at Osogbo City Stadium, while Wale Ojo-led faction held another main at WOCDIF Centre, Osogbo.

Announcing the result of the primary held at Osogbo City Stadium, the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Lawrence Ewurujakpo, who was the chairman of the governorship primary, stated Adeleke gathered 1, 887 votes to emerge triumphant, while Fatai Akinbade, Akin Ogunbiyi and Babayemi taped no vote. Mr. Sanya Ominrin got four votes.

At another primary held at WOCDIF Centre, Osogbo, the returning officer, Adelani Ajanaku, said accredited voters were 1,907, while 27 votes were voided.

Ajanaku even more said Omirin got 16 votes; Ogunbiyi scored 23; Akinbade -28, Dele Adeleke -32, while Babayemi got 1,781 to emerge the winner.

The 2 factions had initially disagreed on the list of delegates that would be utilized for the workout.

Speaking after the exercise, Babayemi had explained his development as a challenge to reverse the state for the betterment of its people.

He stated, “I see my development today as a great challenge, a clarion call to a divine task to bring to bear, the vision of our starting daddies.

“This, I promise, will be pursued with every fibre of our being. This is due to the fact that Osun, which is our common heritage, has actually suffered enough deterioration in the hands of interlopers.”

Adeleke, in his acceptance speech, gotten in touch with the celebration to join ahead of the governorship poll, adding that with cooperation, the PDP would beat the ruling celebration at the survey.

He stated, “No victor, no beat. We are all winners. Let us collaborate to save individuals of Osun State from the present APC federal government.

“The good people of Osun State have suffered enough under the current APC federal government.”