6th July, 2022
Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the July 16 governorship election in Osun state, was absent at the debate organised by Arise television.
While all the other candidates were present, Adeleke’s lectern was empty, bringing by memories of the way he shunned a debate four years ago by Channels TV.
The candidates at the debate Wednesday night included the incumbent Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Accord party’s Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, Labour Party’s, Lasun Yusuf and SDP’s Goke Omigbodun.
Adeleke or his handlers provided no excuse for his absence.
Osun voters will elect the next governor of the state on 16 July.