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Ogun PDP Governorship Primary Produces Two Candidates

People’s Democratic Party PDP in Ogun State had produced two Governorship candidates from two factional primaries held in Abeokuta ahead of the 2023 election.

The first factional primary held at the Iwe Iroyin Press Center in Abeokuta produced the former spokesperson of Atiku for president campaign team, Mr. Segun Showunmi as the candidate while the second primary held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, OOPL, produced former member of House of Representatives, Chief Ladi Adebutu.

The result of at the Press Centre revealed that Mr. Showunmi was elected candidate with 554 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr. Ladi Lawal who scored 30 votes, while Chief Ladi Adebutu polled 15 votes.

Three Governorship aspirants battling for the PDP ticket in the state were Adebutu , Showunmi and an ex-banker, Jimi Lawal.

The result at the OOPL PDP Primary showed that Chief Ladi Adebutu won the contest with 714 votes out of the 715 accredited voters with one void vote stating that other aspirants had no vote.h

Chairman of the electoral committee that conducted the primary at the Primary producing Mr. Segun Showunmi as the candidate, Mr. Abayomi Daniel, said a total number of 778 delegates were accredited, 702 votes were cast while three votes were voided.

Also, Chief Ladi Adebutu while speaking shortly after the election called for support from stakeholders in ensuring the party defeats APC in the next Governorship election. 

Wale Oluokun

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