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Wolekanle Polls 414 Out Of 415 Votes, Becomes Oyo North PDP Senatorial Candidate


Akinwole Akinwole has won the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, ticket for Oyo North Senatorial District for the 2023 general election.

The Ogbomoso-born entrepreneur was declared the winner by the electoral officer, Mr Babatude Akeem at the election held in Iseyin, on Monday.

He polled 414 votes out of the 415 votes.

The primary election was monitored by representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, People’s Democratic Party PDP electoral officers, security agencies and others.

Also, stakeholders at the venue which involved the 13 local government areas in Oke Ogun and Ogbomoso include the Chairman Governorship Advisory council, Senator Hosea Agboola,  commissioners, and top government functionaries

Other stakeholders are Senatorial executives led by the Chairman Hon. Kunle Yusuf, Party Chairmen and local excos, National delegates adhoc delegates as well as elected and appointed local government executives.

Some of the council chairmen including Hon Kabir Ayoade; Ogbomoso North, Oyeniyi Timothy; Ogbomoso South, Hon Mufutau Abilawon Iseyin local government, and Abduljeleel Oyinloye; Iwajowa LGA said the process was peaceful and fair.

They described the choice of Hon Akinwole as the right choice for the party and they promised to work to ensure his victory and that of all the PDP candidates in Oyo North, Oyo state, and National during the election.

The National electoral Officer of the party Mrs Laurentia Mallam while adressing the delegates said the process was done according to the laid down rule of the Peoples Democratic Party.

She maintained that despite the information that some of the aspirants have withdrawn from the race, the process must be thorough

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