- Ajibola Kalejaiye has been declared winner of the PDP’s primaries for Ogun East senatorial district
- The senatorial aspirant polled 687 votes to defeat his close rival, Dave Salako, who polled 336 votes
- Kalejaiye, a native of Ijebu-Igbo and philanthropist, promised to deliver on all the agenda of his manifesto
A senatorial aspirant, Ajibola Kalejaiye, was Tuesday, October 2, declared as winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s primaries for Ogun East senatorial district.
Declaring the results of the primaries in Ijebu-Ode, Elder Dapo Adeyemi, the chairman of the PDP electoral committee in Ogun, said Kalejaiye polled 687 votes to defeat his close rival, Dave Salako, who polled 336 votes.
Adeyemi, while describing the election proceedings as free and fair, said that a total of 1,033 delegates were accredited for the exercise.
Kalejaiye, a native of Ijebu-Igbo and philanthropist commended the electorate for their votes in electing him has their choice candidate. He promised to deliver on all the agenda of his manifesto, notably in promoting policies to alleviate poverty in his senatorial district.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the nine local government areas under Ogun-East Senatorial District are: Ogun Waterside, Sagamu, Odogbolu, Ijebu-Ode, Ikenne, Remo North, Ijebu-East, Ijebu-North and Ijebu northeast.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, October 2, released a list of cleared aspirants seeking to contest Senate seats on its platform across the country.
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Premium Times reports that the list was released in a statement by the spokesperson of the party, Yekini Nabena.
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