- National chairman of SDP, Chief Olu Falae, has urged people of Osun not to vote for APC
- Governorship election is holding in the state on Saturday, September 22
- Falae said that his party’s gubernatorial candidate in the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore has solution to the problem confronting the state
Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and national leader of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, has revealed why the people of Osun state should reject the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the governorship election slated to hold in the state on September 22.
NAIJ.com regional reporter in Osun, Sola Adetona, reports that while addressing the party faithful at the freedom park, Osogbo on Thursday, September 6, Falae said the osun people should not vote for the party that is owing civil servants and pensioners.
He said: "I was in Osogbo in 1953 when most of you here were not born. I don't see any changes that make it better than what I saw then. You all know plans that our party SDP through the presidential candidate then Chief MKO abiola had for the Nigerians before the military dashed our hope.
“It is these goodies that Omisore is bringing for the people of osun state. You should not vote for the APC. You are all aware I was kidnapped three years ago and maltreated in the hand of the herdsmen. So, I urge you to vote for Omisore and monitor your votes come September 22. You should not allow them to buy votes if u see them trying that inform the security agents."
Among the dignitaries present at the rally are Dr Yemi Farounbi, Chief olu Falae, Chief Seyinde Arogboga who represents the national chairman of Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that ahead of Saturday, September 22, gubernatorial election in Osun state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) published the names of 48 political parties that are contesting for the election with the names of their governorship candidates and deputies.
It was reported that while speaking at the presentation of soft copies of voters’ register to the participating political parties, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Segun Agbaje, said that the exercise was in line with the electoral act of Nigeria and the law of the commission.
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