- The African Democratic Congress has spoken about Osun state governorship election
- The party said the result of the election will come as a complete surprise to APC
- Ralph Nwosu, party national chairman, said his candidates will emerge victoriously in the poll
The African Democratic Congress declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress will be shocked at the outcome of the September 22, Osun state governorship election.
The party national chairman, Chief Ralph Nwosu, on Sunday, September 16, made this known in a statement released by Yemi Kolapo, national publicity secretary at the end of the party’s national convention.
The convention, according to the statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos state, the theme ‘Building a Model Disciplined Political Party’.
Nwosu said that the ADC candidate would emerge victorious in the Osun election. He said the convention was taken to Osun to boost the party’s 90-man campaign committee.
He said: ”We are here to tell Osun people that they have no better candidate for the governorship seat other than our tested and trusted candidate, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade and his deputy, Rtd. Justice Folahanmi Oloyede.
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”On Sept. 22, I assure you that the people of Osun, who have been yearning for good, inclusive and responsible governance, will shun money politics and vote their conscience.
”From what we have seen here, the turnout at our different rallies, the different letters by support groups the ruling party will be shocked at the outcome of the election.”
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the national chairman of APC, Adams Oshiohmole, described the Osun state governorship election as a walk-over for the party, saying it is confident to emerge victorious.
Oshiohmole told State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, APC had no political challenges in Osun as the state governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was at home with the people.
According to him, Governor Aregbesola is a mobiliser, an organiser and an astute politician, capable of winning elections for the party in the state.
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