Ex-SSG, Shrafadeen Alli floors Olubadan brother, Ajimobi’s son-in-law to clinch APC ticket in Oyo South

A former Secretary to Oyo State Government, Barrister Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket in Oyo South Senatorial District.

Alli emerged as the APC candidate in Oyo South during the re-run primary election held on Tuesday.

The result of the primary election was announced Tuesday evening.

Our correspondent gathered that the primary election had earlier been held on Sunday. The announcement of the result was suspended due to over voting.
DAILY POST correspondent who has been monitoring the primary election since Saturday, reports that the re-run primary election was held Tuesday afternoon at an event centre around Oyo state Housing corporation area in Bodija Ibadan.

Our correspondent reports that the result indicated that Alli, who is a close ally of the former governor of the state, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja, had the highest number of votes.

Alli is the Maye Balogun of Ibadanland.

Our correspondent who was at the primary election ground reports that a total of 488 delegates were accredited.

A total of 2 voided votes were recorded.

Alli, who had earlier served as Chairman of Ibadan North Local Government Area, scored a total of 185 votes to defeat other aspirants.

Other aspirants such as Senator Kola Balogun, a younger brother to the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Lekan Balogun scored a total of 84 votes.

Balogun is the incumbent senator in the senatorial district.

A former commissioner, Mr. Bimbo Adekambi scored 72 votes.

Mr. Kolapo Kola-Daisi, who is a son-in-law to immediate past governor, Abiola Ajimobi, garnered 145 votes.

Mr. Ayodeji Karim polled 1 vote.


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