Osun 2022: Adeleke’s Loyalists Tackle Oyinlola, Accuse Ex-Governor of Working Against Him

Osun 2022: Adeleke’s Loyalists Tackle Oyinlola, Accuse Ex-Governor of Working Against Him

  • Supporters of Senator Ademola Adeleke recently tackled former Osun state governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola
  • Oyinlola was booed by loyalists of the guber aspirant in Osogbo, the state capital when he visited the party’s congress committee
  • The former governor was asked to steer clear of the state Peoples Democratic Party governorship exercise

Osogbo - The former governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has been accused of allegedly working against the governorship ambition of Senator Ademola Adeleke.

The Punch reports that people suspected to be supporters of the gubernatorial aspirant made the allegation on Sunday, February 20.

Ademola Adeleke
Loyalists of Sen. Ademola Adeleke harassed the former governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola. Photo credit: PDP Governors In Action
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It was gathered that loyalists of Adeleke were spotted in a video shouting at the former governor that the former lawmaker remains their preferred candidate for the governorship poll and to steer clear of the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary.

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Oyinlola, who was guided by some security men is yet to release a statement concerning the incident at the time of filing this report.

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A source close to the former governor said the video was recorded in a hotel in Osogbo when Oyinlola was invited to a meeting with a committee sent by the PDP national secretariat to conduct ward congress for the party.

PDP condemns Oyinlola’s harassment

Meanwhile, members of the opposition in the southwest state protested the recent harassment of Oyinlola by loyalists of Adeleke in Osogbo, The Nation added.

Party members in 15 wards in Okuku town, the headquarters of Odo-Otin local government condemned the act, describing it as disgusting.

They accused the factional chairman of the party, Sunday Bisi, and Adeleke of being the brain behind the harassment.

Osun 2022: Adeleke storms out of PDP reconciliation meeting

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In a previous report by Legit.ng, Adeleke, a governorship aspirant of the PDP in Osun, revealed he didn’t walk out of the peace and reconciliation meeting on Monday, February 7, in Okuku hosted by Oyinlola.

Adeleke made the clarification following allegations that he stormed out of the peace meeting when he was feeling uncomfortable with the direction of the meeting.

Adeleke said that he only left the meeting to attend to an urgent family matter. In a statement by his campaign organisation, the aspirant said that he accepted the resolutions made at the meeting.

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In a related development, Adeleke has restated his commitment to rescue Osun from bad governance. He made this known on Friday, January 28, in a statement issued by his campaign organisation.

Responding to the report of the PDP appeal screening panel, he said he was cleared to contest the March 7 governorship primaries of the party.

Adeleke expressed appreciation to the committee and the national leadership of the party for standing by truth and justice.

Source: Legit.ng

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