Oke, Akinlabi, Omisore to vie for Osun PDP guber ticket


The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Osun has said that three persons have indicated their interests to vie for the party’s nomination as its candidate for the state’s  governorship race.

The Chairman, Gani OlaOluwa disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Osogbo.

The party had set Dec 31, 2013 deadline for members interested in the position to pick an Expression of Interest form after paying N5 million.

OlaOluwa gave the names of the aspirants as; Hon Oluwole Oke who hails from Obokun Local Government Area, Sen. Olasunkanmi Akinlabi from Ayedaade Local Government Area and Sen. Iyiola Omisore hails from Ife East Local Government Area.

While Oke was a former member, House of Representatives member, Akinlabi was a former Senator and one time Minister. Omisore was a former Deputy Governor and former Senator.

The PDP chairman said only the trio fulfilled the conditions set by the party for those wishing to aspire for nomination.

He assured the aspirants  that the party would give them a “level playground’’.

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