PDP screens 6 aspirants for Osun governorship election


Some PDP members carrying the flag of the party

By Emmanuel Oloniruha

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday screened six aspirants for Osun Governorship Election, scheduled for July 16.

Mohammed Adoke, Chairman, Osun PDP Governorship Screening Committee, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.

Adoke said that all the six aspirants who turned out for the exercise were screened, adding that the screening was transparent and fair.

He said, “We ensured that we executed the mandate given to us by the party. We ensured that we worked with the dictates of our conscience and dictates of fairness.

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“As a party in opposition preparing to win the next election, we ensured we built the necessary trust within party members so that we can work in tandem with our objective, which is to win the Osun election.”

Dele Adeleke, one of the screened aspirants said that the idea of having a consensus candidate was not bad, but the party must do it democratically.

Adeleke also described himself as a credible politician with grassroots support, who could win the election for PDP in the state.


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