Ahead of the governorship elections that will hold in the state later this year, the Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday announced that only three aspirants will be vying for the party’s governorship ticket. The disclosure was made by the Chairman of the party, Alhaji Gani Olaoluwa on Wednesday. He disclosed that as of the deadline for obtaining the Expression of Interest form which followed the payment of the sum of N 5 million into the party’s coffers, only the trio of Hon Wole Oke from Obokun Local Government, Senator Olasunkanmi Akinlabi from Ayedaade and Senator Iyiola Omisore from Ife East Local Government Area signified interest.
All three have had shots at the National Assembly. Oke was a member of trhe House of Assembly while Omisore and Akinlabi were Senators. The latter also served as a Minister.
In a statement signed by the chairman, the party promised to give all the aspirants a level playing field.