Seven out of the eleven Aspirants in the Osun State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship primary election, have withdrawn from the race.
The Politicians made their decisions known on Saturday, before the commencement of the exercise, which is being overseen by Seriake Dickson, the Bayelsa State Governor.
Adejare Bello, Sunkanmi Akinlabi, Felix Jumoko, Ayoade Adewepo, Adeolu Durotoye, Jide Adeniji, and Lere Akogun, are the Aspirants who stepped down from the race.
While announcing his withdrawal, Bello said: “I withdraw for peace and stability to reign, and enable PDP to coast home victory in the coming election. Whichever way it goes, we should all team up and work for the party.”
Akinlabi, on the other hand, said that he is going along with the wish of the party.
Akogun, meanwhile, stated that he would support the candidacy of Ademola Adeleke, a serving Senator.
Most of the Aspirants stepped down for Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Fatai Akinbade, Akin Ogunbiyi, Ademola Adeleke, and Nathaniel Oke, are the four Aspirants still in the race.
The winner of the primary will represent the party in the Governorship election, scheduled for September 22.
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