REVEALED: Ilaka To Contest Oyo Central, Tegbe In Oyo South-Source
Eaglessightnews.com.ng reports Joseph Tegbe, who recently joined the Peoples Democratic Party, from the All Progressives Congress on APC Thursday,.
Recall their have been controversial crisis on wether Ilaka would be edged out of the Oyo central senatorial ticket for Mogaji tegbe or not.
Contrarily, according to reliable sources including Oyo insight news, it has been exclusively revealed that mojaji Tegbe would be given the Oyo south senatorial ticket , a ticket that has become a tug of war between the incumbent senator Kola Balogun and Mr Nureni the Oyo Supeb chairman.
Chief Bisi Ilaka has been reliably confirm to retain the ticket of Oyo central senatorial district.
In another exclusive report sourced from OyoInsight .a cording to the report.”
“Mojaji Tegbe would be contesting the Oyo south seat in the senate while Bisi Ilaka is running for Oyo central.
“The defection of Tegbe, a management consultant, had caught many people unawares. Even some of those who claim to be close to the governor’s private residences in Ikolaba and Akobo were shocked
“Since Thursday, When news exclusively reported the move, the Bodija house of the former governorship aspirant, who was asked to step down, together with others, for Bayo Adelabu in the build to the 2018 primaries of the APC, has become a Mecca of sort since he joined the PDP.
” Journalists have observed Top chieftains of the PDP coming in and going out of the KPMG boss’ house.
“Kola Balogun of the PDP is the incumbent in Oyo south while Teslim Folarin, who aims to run for the governorship is representing central senatorial district for a record third term.
“It would be recalled that the defeat of late former governor Abiola Ajimobi by Balogun, who was poached from the African Democratic Congress, ADC, opened the floodgates of victory for Makinde and 26 out of the 32 assembly members on the platform of the PDP. This was despite the fact the the APC had won two senatorial and 9 reps seats in the 2019 elections.
“It is yet to be known whether or not Balogun, who is the younger brother of recently installed Olubadan, Oba Lekan Balogun, would defect from the PDP or stay back.
“Sources based its report on information from top government sources, who briefed that Tegbe would be considered ahead of Ilaka for Oyo central ticket. According to source,
“Everything has been resolved. They were still deciding where to put Engr. Tegbe when your report came. It was accurate though, however people mounted pressure on the governor about Chief Ilaka who has a lot lovers around the governor. Everybody loves Ilaka within the governor’s circle for many reason, one of which was the way he has comported himself since his removal as chief of staff. Believing that Engr. Tegbe is popular in both central and south, they have decided to leave Oyo central for Ilaka while Tegbe would now contest in Oyo south,” a source who did not want names mentioned confided in this newspaper.
“It was also gathered that Tegbe is expected to meet the executives of the party in the state, senatorial district, all the 9 local government areas and his Ibadan South East local government. Apart from the council chairmen, he is also to meet major stakeholders within the party, immediately his papers have been tidied.”