- Remi Sonaiya has apologised for the woeful performance of the KOWA party at the just concluded Osun state elections
- She attributed the party's failure to mistakes
- Sonaiya insisted that the loss will provide valuable lessons for the party
Professor Remi Sonaiya, the presidential candidate for KOWA party during the 2015 general elections has apologised for the woeful performance of the party at the just concluded Osun state local government elections.
The retired professor of French and Applied linguistics made this know on Sunday, January 28, on her Twitter handle.
She tweeted: "Good day. We owe the public an explanation & apologies on the Osun State LG election. In promoting leadership by younger people, the risk of mistakes due to lack of experience is high. Means we need closer supervision. This has cost us a lot, but we're learning. We are sorry."
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Legit.ng had reported that all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress(APC), who contested Saturday, January 28, local government elections, have been declared winners by the Osun Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC).
While announcing the results in Osogbo, the chairman of the commission, Segun Oladitan, said the ruling party’s candidates were returned in all the 389 seats contested on Saturday, January 28.
He, however, said a total of 71 candidates of the total number had opponents during the election as 318 candidates were returned unopposed.
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According to Oladitan, 128 of the unopposed returned candidates were from Osun central senatorial district, while 117 were from Osun west and the remaining 73 from Osun east senatorial district. He said 52 of the candidates who had opponents in the election came from Osun east; 13 from Osun west and six came from Osun central.
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