Ogun PDP members warn Iyorchia Ayu against secret primary

27/06/2022 10:03:00 PM

Ogun PDP members warn Iyorchia Ayu against secret primary

Ogun PDP members warn Iyorchia Ayu against secret primary

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Ogun State have warned the party’s national chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, against subscribing to the plan to conduct a “fresh secret primary election” for the Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency.

This came on the heels of the controversy surrounding PDP primaries in Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency which had pitted the current Deputy Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Adesegun Adekoya, against some party chieftains.

In the primary election held for the Federal Constituency on May 23, 2022, Hon. Kehinde Bello polled 58 votes to defeat four other aspirants in the contest. The results also showed that Tele Ogunjobi polled 38 votes to emerge second; Sunday Adegbesan got 02 votes; Adesegun Adekoya had 01 vote while Adeyemi Duduyemi did not record any vote.

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This came on the heels of the controversy surrounding PDP primaries in Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency which had pitted the current Deputy Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Adesegun Adekoya, against some party chieftains. Kolawole, who polled 67,457 votes, came third, while Segun Oni of the Social Democratic Party came second with 82,211 votes, and the winner, Biodun Oyebanji, of the All Progressives Congress scored 187,057 votes. In the primary election held for the Federal Constituency on May 23, 2022, Hon.   “Unfortunately, the driver of the Howo truck who caused the crash ran away. Kehinde Bello polled 58 votes to defeat four other aspirants in the contest. Ahead of the election, the party on June 9 constituted an 80-member National Campaign Council, but the council, like Ayu and Atiku, didn’t visit the state to campaign for the candidate. The results also showed that Tele Ogunjobi polled 38 votes to emerge second; Sunday Adegbesan got 02 votes; Adesegun Adekoya had 01 vote while Adeyemi Duduyemi did not record any vote. Others were payment of eight years of leave allowances; restoration of payment of gross salary and the implementation of Consequential Adjustment on Minimum Pension.

Dissatisfied with the outcome and upon the claim by Hon. The party’s chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, and its pioneer interim National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, were also present at the mega rally.. Adekoya that he won the party’s ticket, Ogunjobi approached the Federal High Court, Abeokuta to seek redress. The court, at its previous sitting, adjourned the matter to June 29, 2022 for definite hearing. Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State; Deputy National Chairman (South), Taofeek Arapaja, and Samuel Anyanwu were among the members. However, on Sunday, concerned PDP members raised the alarm over plot to hold a fresh primary during the pendency of litigation. The party members insisted that the time of primaries had passed, according to the electoral guidelines, adding that “any backdoor arrangement by desperate persons to supplant the already conducted primary election will never stand the test of legal scrutiny. He argued that the refusal to openly campaign for Kolawole before the poll created a negative perception for the party and its candidate. (.

” They accused some unnamed persons at the PDP National Secretariat of conniving with the Deputy Minority Whip of the House of Representatives to issue a fresh result after all their schemes over the initial primary election had hit the rocks. . They looked up to these personalities but they never showed up before or during the poll.