ENDSARS: TWO PEOPLE DEAD AS HOODLUMS ATTACK GOVERNOR OYETOLA’S CONVOY

Two people were reportedly killed yesterday with several others injured in Osogbo, Osun State after hoodlums attacked Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s convoy. Thebladengr.com reports that violence broke out at the #EndSARS protest ground at Olaiya junction in Osogbo, the state capital, The Governor, was whisked away from the scene after some persons in the crowd hurled stones towards his direction. Oyetola was addressing the protesters when suspected hoodlums, armed with guns and stones, launched an attack. Two cars in the Governor’s convoy were damaged in the process. In a statement, the…

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HOW OYETOLA WON OSUN GOVERNORSHIP POLLS

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Isiaka Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Osun State governorship election as the Governor-elect. The returning officer, Prof. Joseph Fuwape, declared that the APC candidate, won the governorship election by scoring a total number of 255,505 votes while Adeleke of the PDP polled 255,023 votes. Adeleke was leading with 353 votes after the main election last Saturday having polled 254,698 votes against Oyetola’s 254,345. On Thursday, both candidates relied on 2,637 votes in the seven units where the Independent…

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ADELEKE, 10 OTHERS TO CONTEST PDP PRIMARIES FOR OSUN GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Osun State governorship election on Wednesday cleared all the 11 aspirants contesting to be the party’s flag bearer in the Sept. 22 governorship election. The Chairman of the Screening Committee, Austin Opara, at the presentation of Screening Certificates to the aspirants at Wadata Plaza, on Wednesday in Abuja, said all the aspirants were successful. The aspirants are Akanbi Abdulrasheed, Oyewumi Olalere, Nathaniel Oke, Ogunwale Felix and Fatai Akinbade. Others are Ezekiel Adeniji, Akin Ogunbiyi, Ayoade Adewepo, Rafiu Bello, incumbent senator Nurudeen Adeleke…

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