President's Neutrality Unsettles Bidders for Ruling Party's Ticket

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The President's neutrality ahead of the ruling party's primary has caused unease among the contenders. Stakeholders expect a meeting after Eid to ensure a peaceful primary. Wale Akinterinwa, Jimoh Ibrahim, and Olusola Oke are seen as top contenders.

The President ’s neutrality has unsettled those bidding for the ruling party ’s ticket ahead of the April 20 primary. It was learnt that the President is likely to meet with stakeholders after the Eid celebration in a move to facilitate a rancor-free primary.Former Finance Commissioner Wale Akinterinwa has been pushing on with his position, claiming to be the most experienced, having served as the coordinator of the state resources.

Senator Jimoh Ibrahim, an industrialist, who once contested for the governorship position, is claiming to be the most qualified with his academic and business background.A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Olusola Oke, who also previously contested for governor, is seen by many stakeholders as another top runner.Oke, who was a member of the president’s legal team up to the Supreme Court, is perceived as independent minded, enjoys widespread grassroots support across party lines, particularly in the core area of the Southern senatorial zon

President Neutrality Ruling Party Primary Contenders Stakeholders Meeting Eid Wale Akinterinwa Jimoh Ibrahim Olusola Oke


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