Oyo 2023: See Full List Of 6 Ibadan Indigenes Jostling For APC Guber Ticket

Date: 25-05-2022 9:53 pm (1 month ago) | Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
- at 25-05-2022 09:53 PM (1 month ago)

No fewer than six aspirants have indicated interest to secure the gubernatorial ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of 2023 elections in Oyo state.

Our correspondent gathered that all the six aspirants are from Ibadan, the state capital.

It was gathered that the primary election where the candidate of the party would emerge has been fixed for tomorrow, Thursday.

It was gathered that the six aspirants who have been screened by the party will slug it out among themselves at the primary slated to hold at Obafemi Awolowo stadium, Ibadan.

Our correspondent gathered that seven aspirants initially purchased the APC gubernatorial expression and nomination forms in Abuja.

The seven aspirants who purchased the forms are Senator representing Oyo Central senatorial district, Teslim Folarin (Ibadan) former Deputy Governor (Operations) of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Chief Adebayo Adelabu (Ibadan), a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Adeniyi Akintola (Ibadan) former Commissioner for Health, Dr. Azeez Adeduntan (Ibadan), an Ibadan-based lawyer, Barrister Akeem Agbaje (Ibadan), Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao (Ibadan) and Chairman, Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) Professor Adeolu Akande (Otu)

Our correspondent, however, observed that one of the aspirants, Adeolu Akande, did not attend the screening leaving the contest to six aspirants.

The six aspirants who are still in the race at the time of filing this report on Wednesday are Teslim Folarin, Adebayo Adelabu, Adeniyi Akintola, Azeez Adeduntan, Akeem Agbaje and Oyedele Hakeem Alao.

It was gathered that all the six aspirants that are still in the race are from Ibadan, the state capital.

All of them are male.

Our correspondent recalls that the governor who had governed the state since the beginning from the fourth republic in 1999 are from Ibadan, except Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala who is from Ogbomoso.

Alhaji Lamidi Adesina ruled the state between 1999 and 2003, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja (2003-2007), Adebayo Alao-Akala (2007-2011) Abiola Ajimobi (2011-2019) and the current occupant, Engineer Seyi Makinde.

Our correspondent gathered that all the aspirants that are jostling for APC ticket have been lobbying the delegates who are to participate in the primary election tomorrow.

With this development, it is observed that the race will be between six aspirants who are from Ibadan.

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