Oyo 2015: Folarin Picks Alao-Akala’s Kinsman As Running Mate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Teslim Folarin, announced yesterday Ezekiel Oyedepo, a kinsman of former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala, as his running mate.
Oyedepo is a former chairman of Oriire Local Government Area, one of the five local governments that constitute Ogbomoso zone. Akala hails from Ogbomoso North.
Teslim Folarin
Folarin made the announcement at a meeting at the PDP State Secretariat in Ibadan, the state capital.
The meeting was attended by the Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Hosea Agboola and Senator Ayo Adeseun, who are seeking re-election for Oyo North and Oyo Central. The party’s candidate for Oyo South Senatorial District, Mrs. Adedeji Otiti, also attended the meeting.
The governorship candidate also named a former Speaker of the House of Assembly, Asimiyu Alarape, as the Director-General of his campaign organisation.
Addressing the meeting, Folarin urged the candidates to work together in unity, stressing that they should hope for victory in February.

Author: News Editor

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