Senator Ademola Adeleke has been declared the winner of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State.
The PDP primary which was held at the 10,000 capacity Oshogbo stadium also had Dotun Babayemi as a contestant.
Senator Adeleke, who represented Osun West at the 8th Senate was also the PDP’s flagbearer in 2018, eventually losing to incumbent Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress.
VANTAGE NEWS had earlier reported that two factions of PDP in Osun state were conducting parallel primary elections at different locations in the state.
The two factions are led by Wale Ojo’supported by Soji Adagunodo, the party Deputy National Chairman in the South-West, while the other faction is led by Sunday Bisi supported by Senator Ademola Adeleke.
The two camps were laying claims to the chairmanship position of the party in the state.
While supporters, as well as delegates of the Ojo-led faction which is also backed by former governor of the state Olagunsoye Onyilola, were at the Women and Children Development Initiative Foundation, Osogbo Centre for the primary, the Bisi faction was currently holding its primary at the Osogbo City Stadium.
The governorship election is scheduled to hold on July 16.
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