Osun: Adeleke’s Candidacy in Fresh Doubts As PDP Members Authenticate Babayemi

Osun: Adeleke’s Candidacy in Fresh Doubts As PDP Members Authenticate Babayemi

  • The is a growing disparity in the camp of the Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
  • Controversies still trail who exactly is the real candidate of the PDP in Osun state at the moment
  • However, some powerful members of the PDP have disowned the Osun state governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke

Osun, Osogbo - The Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have decided to pitch their tents with the factional governorship candidate of the party, Prince Dotun Babayemi as the authentic standard-bearer in the 2022 election, The Nation reports.

According to a statement jointly signed by the Chairman, Tajudeen Adegoke, and other members of the party, the factional candidate, Babayemi was lauded for his contributory act toward the party.

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There is currently a heated feud between Senator Ademola Adeleke and Prince Dotun Babayemi over who is the real governorship candidate of the PDP. Photo: Guardian
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“The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otun Balogun Ward 2, solemnly pass vote of confidence today in Omooba Dotun Babayemi. We stand firm with the leadership of Babayemi,” the members said.

Babayemi gets party endorsement

Legit.ng gathered that the members of the party as contained in the statement passed a vote of confidence in Babayemi in his resolve at getting justice at the court.

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Among those in attendance at the event were PDP leaders in Gbongan like Chief Segun Odekunmi, the Secretary of PDP Elders Caucus in Osun, Adelani Ajanaku, former Special Adviser on Economic Development to ex-governor of the state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Kamorudeen Elegunmeje, a former PDP state officer, among others

In Osun, APC accuses PDP, INEC of imminent conspiracy, fires warning shots

In another development, the Osun state chapter of the All Progressive Congress has accused the PDP of a plot to collaborate with some INEC officials to alter electoral materials.

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The state chairman of APC, Gboyega Famodun, in a statement, said their information was from a reliable source.

However, the party has warned INEC that it has its own copy of the document, and any attempt to alter them will be strongly resisted by the party.

Oyetola declares public holiday, explains reason

Elsewhere, Governor Gboyega Oyetola has declared Monday, August 22, as a public holiday across Osun state.

Oyetola made the declaration on Friday, August in a statement released by the state's commissioner for special duties, Olalekan Badmus.

The public holiday, according to the statement, is for the celebration of the annual Isese Day festival.

Source: Legit.ng

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