A report which has circulated around the web via social media asserts that Iyiola Omisore of the SDP who pulled more than 120k votes in the simply finished up race in Osun State which was proclaimed uncertain, has consented to work with PDP’s hopeful, Ademola Adeleke to ensure his triumph in the Osun rerun race
former Minister of Aviation and PDP Chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode, who originally dropped trace of the merger in the Osun rerun decision, composed;
I am so proud of the
@OfficialPDPNig in Osun.Congrats to my friend and brother Demola Adeleke. Now is the time for us to reach out and work with others. I will talk to my cousin Iyiola Omisore. He is a fighter. We need him. We must join forces and send the APC demons packing.
ADP Publicity secretary, Adelaja Adeoye who confirmed the merger, wrote;
INEC Returning Officer and Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology , Akure , Prof Joseph Fowape , while announcing the results said the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party , Ademola Adeleke, polled 254, 698 votes to defeat that of the All Progressives Congress , Gboyega Oyetola , who polled 254, 345 votes .
However, due to irregularities which marred the election at some polling units in Ife North , Ife South and Orolu local government areas, including cases of card reader malfunctioning, ballot box snatching , among others, this led to the cancellation of 3, 498 votes recorded in the affected polling units.
Electoral body INEC has fixed September 27th, for Osun State governorship election rerun . The election umpire had on Sunday declared the election inconclusive