- Governor Rauf Aregbesola and Osun governor elect, Gboyega Oyetola, hold meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja
- Senate President Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, and other PDP leaders fault result of Osun governorship election
- PDP chieftain endorses Tambuwal for PDP presidential candidacy
Governor Rauf Aregbesola has questioned the mental state of some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who protested at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission over the conduct of the state governorship election.
Aregbesola on Friday, October 5, described them as mentally unstable, when talking with journalists shortly after he and the Osun governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.
The governor’s comments was in response to protests by some PDP leaders demanding that INEC declare their candidate in the Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, the winner of the poll.
Among those who protested at the electoral commissions’ office were Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives speaker Yakubu Dogara, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, among other top PDP leaders.
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In another report, Kenneth Imansuangbon who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians to support Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s presidential ambition insisting he is the best man for the job.
The Punch reports that Imansuangbon said this in Edo state while speaking with the delegates ahead of the party’s primary which is scheduled for Saturday, October 6.
The party chieftain noted that Tambuwal’s past record already makes him the best candidate for the PDP and by extension to rule the country in 2019.
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