The People’s Democratic Party in Osun State, on Tuesday, conducted fresh primary election to elect replacement for its candidate in Irewole, Isokan, Ayedaade Federal Constituency.
The bye election was sequel to the death of the former candidate, Otunba Olusola Arabambi as required by the Independent National Electoral Commission and in line with the electoral act.
At the end of the exercise, Hon Oladebo Lanre Omoleye was unanimously nominated by delegates of the party in the federal constituency to replace the former candidate.
While charging Hon Oladebo on the need to kickstart his campaigns immediately, the state caretaker committee chairman, Dr Akindele Adekunle, enjoined him to work in comportment and synergy with all the stakeholders of the party in the federal constituency, in oder to ensure victory for the party in the fast approaching February 25 general elections
Dr Akindele commended leaders of the party in the federal constituency for their maturity and understanding with which the nomination process was handled.
The chairman specifically applauded the Senatorial Candidate of the party for Osun West, Akogun Lere Oyewumi, Dr K.K Akinroye, Hon Festus Adeyemo and several other leaders of the party who allowed love and interest of the party to prevail in the nomination process.