The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has been announced as the winner of the All Progressives Congress, APC, primary election which was conducted on Saturday.
This result was announced on Sunday, February 20, at the State’s APC secretariat in Osogbo, Osun APC Primary Election Committee, by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq of Kwara State said accredited voters were 247,207, while the total votes cast was 235,550.
He said: “I, AbdulRaham AbdulRazak, the Chairman, Primary Election Committee, hereby certified that Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola, having scored the highest votes cast in Osun governorship primary election held on Feb.19 and met all requirements as contained in the guidelines of the election is hereby declared the winner.”
Three aspirants contested alongside Oyetola. They included former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, and a former Secretary to the State Government, Moshood Adeoti.
Oyetola beat the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola’s candidate, Adeoti with a wide margin of 222,169 votes to 12921, respectively while Lasun polled 460 votes.
Speaking, the chairman of the party in Osun State, Prince Gboyega Famodun thanked the Primary Election Committee; for, according to him, conducting credible polls.
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