2023: Adebutu declared winner of Ogun PDP governorship primary

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…seeks support of other contestants to dislodge APC govt

Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta

Hon. Ladi Adebutu has emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State for the forthcoming gubernatorial election in 2023.

Adebutu, who once represented Remo Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives defeated three other contestants.

Announcing the result of the election at exactly 10:50pm on Wednesday, at the governorship primary held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Abeokuta, the chairman of the electoral committee, Akase Sorkaa said Adebutu polled a total of 714 votes to defeat Segun Sowunmi, Jimi Lawal and Abimbola Abodunrin who all polled zero vote.

In his acceptance speech, Adebutu expressed satisfaction at the conduct of the exercise, saying he was happy with his election as the candidate of the party.

He added that other aspirants should team up with him in order to wrestle power from the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC).

“We will continue to encourage the other aspirants, that this journey is for the sake of mankind, and the impoverished people of Ogun State. It is not for a particular person and it’s the sacrifice that we need to all make

“I believe that the other aspirants mean well, and will surely act in the good interest of Ogun State by coming into the fold so that we can do the job together”, he added.