As Osun State governorship election drawn closer, Chief of staff to Governor Aregbesola since 2010,Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega has been declared winner of the Osun All Progressives Congress governorship primary,APC.
Among the 17 aspirants who contested for the party’s ticket, several withdrew at the last minute. They were Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, who is the Secretary to State Government, Sen. Babajide Omoworare, representing Osun East at the Senate and Mr Peter Babalola, Chairman of State Civil Service Commission.
The election is schedule for 22 September, the direct primary election which held yesterday, Oyetola polled 127,017 votes as against House of Representatives deputy speaker Yusuf Lasun who scored 21,000. Speaker of the Osun House of Assembly Nojeem Salaam came third.
Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege who represented Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara , the Chairman of the Election committee,Announced the results at about 10:45 pm on Friday at the party’s secretariat in Osogbo.
The delta state central senatorial district representative said that Mr Lasun Yussuff, Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives came second with 21,975 votes.
Omo-Agege who described the election as a family contest, said there was no victor and no vanquished.