Supporters of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s governorship aspirant in Osun state, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, are currently protesting the alleged manipulation of the Saturday, July 21 primary election of the party in favour of Senator Ademola Adeleke.
The Punch reports that scores of protesters armed with placards with various inscriptions in support of Ogunbiyi claimed that he was the winner of the primary election but the result was manipulated in favour of Adeleke.
Legit.ng gathered that the angry supporters said the party might suffer a huge loss at the election if nothing was done to address the alleged electoral fraud.
Some of the supporters of the aggrieved aspirant allegedly said the opposition party would make the election easy for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, if Adeleke was presented as the PDP candidate.
Meanwhile, Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the PDP has extended his appreciation to his supporters during the governorship primaries of the party which was held at Oshogbo on Saturday, July 21.
Adeleke scored 1,569 votes to defeat his closest rival, Akin Ogunbiyi who polled 1,562 votes.
The senator who said the journey of liberation has just started for the people of Osun.
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