SSG, Moshood Adeoti And Chairman Local Government Service Commission, Peter Babalola Pull Out Of Race
As the All Progressives Congress (APC) hold its primary election to produce a candidate for the governorship election in Osun State, Secretary to the state Government, Moshood Adeoti has reportedly pulled out of the exercise.
The Chairman of Local Government Service Commission, Peter Babalola, has also reportedly pulled out of the exercise.
A total of 17 aspirants are participating in the exercise taking place in the 332 wards across all the local government areas of the state.
As earlier reported by Naija News, some of the aspirants include the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Dr Najeem Salam, and Senator Babajide Omoworare.
Also participating are Chief of Staff to the Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, as well as Ezekiel Oyemomi, Saka Layonu, Abdulgafar Amere, and Kunle Adegoke, among others.
Meanwhile the exercise has commenced with the distribution of sensitive materials to officials amid tight security at the APC secretariat in Osogbo, the state capital.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had also fixed September 22 to conduct the poll that would produce a successor for Mr Rauf Aregbesola who has been governor since November 2010.