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Senator Teslim Folarin wins Oyo APC guber primary election

Senator Teslim Folarin has won the Governorship Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state.

Folarin defeated five other aspirants who contested the election held, on Friday, at Liberty Stadium, in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

The election which was suspended for today after an inconclusive ending yesterday due to security reasons and inclusion of non-delegates saw Folarin pulled 954 votes, Bayo Adelabu pulled 327 votes


Also Azeez Adeduntan 2 votes, Engineer Akeem Alao has 6 votes, Barrister Hakeem Agbaje has 16 votes while 11 votes were invalid.

Six aspirants obtained forms and were screened by the party. Four aspirants were present at the venue of the primary. Chief Bayo Adelabu was absent.

Earlier, Chief Niyi Akintola pulled out of the primary alleging that the delegates list has been tampered with.

Akintola has also petitioned the leadership of the party stating that any primary election held on another day aside the day announced by the party is invalid.

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