Oyo South :Nureni Steps Down, Kola Balogun To Battle In Primary As Makinde, Oyo PDP Ratifies Tegbe Candidacy-Source
There have been several updates on the consensus processes of Oyo South Senatorial District.
Recall, this reliable onlinenewspaper’Eaglessightnewnews’in the previously updated the recent defection of a prominent gubernatarial aspirant under APC to PDP, Mogaji Olasunkanmi Tegebe. News affirmed from sources that the plan is to obtain a Senatorial Ticket under People Democratic Party (PDP)
it was gathered that most PDP stakeholders and political juggernauts do not recon with the incumbent Senator , Dr Kola Balogun due to one reason or the other.
Mogaji Tegbe according to updates has purportedly been endorsed the Oyo South Senatorial ticket , a ticket that is contested by Oyo SUBEB Dr Nureni and the incumbent senator Dr Kola Balogun.
To further affirm this rumours, in a meeting held by Oyo state Governor Engr Seyi Makinde today at the Government house with all PDP Aspirants, it was confirmed by reliable sources that SUBEB Boss , Nureni has stepped down ambition thus, given Mogaji Tegbe upper chances of Oyo South Senatorial consensus Ticket .
According to source Gov Makinde and the PDP Stakeholders have endorsed Mogaji Tegbe as a consensus candidate for Oyo South. Whereas Senator Kola Balogun has been silence since all the consensus exercise. Sources confirmed his absent in the meeting.
A source who want his name anonymous revealed that the silence of Kola Balogun is to Unveils his popularity in primary. The truth of this story has not been confirmed as at the time of filling this report.
Recall INEC rules on Consensus are clear!In reference to consensus policy issued by INEC, “All consensus processes must be duly carried out with the consent of all aspirants with a letter of agreement duly signed by them which must be forwarded to INEC.
Should consensus is not reached, in reference to signed Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2022 section 29(1) also make it a law for all political parties to conduct their primaries and submit the list of their candidates not less than 180 day before the general election. In which the list of candidates submitted must emerge from valid primaries conducted by the parties.
Stay Tuned. Update to come.
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