Oyetola wins Osun APC Primary
Oyetola polled 127,017 votes to emerged victorious at the primary. The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Lasun Yusuf who came second has 21,975 while the Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Dr. Najeem Salam polled 17,958.
Oyetola who is the cousin of a National leader of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu hail from Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area, in the Osun Central Senatorial District.
Many aspirants have kicked against the outcome of the election alleging the use of thuggery by Oyetola’s men to coerce most delegate to vote for Oyetola
A member of Moshood Adeoti’s campaign organisation who spoke with Nigeria Today, criticised the directive of the National Working Committee of the party to conduct the election via the direct means without displaying the list of the card-carrying members of the party to enable them do their campaign before the election.
He alleges that the primary was skewed toward giving Oyetola the upper hand. According to him, the postponement from Thursday to Friday was to enable Oyetola meets with most of this delegates before the primary. A delegate list they were not privy to.