Ogun Guber: SDP candidate steps down for PDP’s Adebutu
Tony Ojeshina, the Social Democratic Party's candidate for governor in Ogun State, has dropped out of the race.
Ojeshina announced his resignation in order to work with Ladi Adebutu, a rival from the People's Democratic Party (PDP).
Ojeshina told newsmen in Abeokuta on Thursday that Adebutu’s vision for a better Ogun State is in tandem with his manifestoes in terms of securing a better future for the state.
“Our great party has agreed to work with PDP during the gubernatorial election of March 18, 2023,” said Ojeshina.
The SDP candidate maintained that the synergy between the SDP and PDP would usher in a prosperous time for the Ogun people.
“I hereby step down from the gubernatorial race to support the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Oladidpupo Adebutu, as the governor of the state,” he declared, while directing all his supporters and members of the SDP to vote for the PDP on March 18.
However, he said the SDP House of Assembly candidates are still in the race.
In his words, the Deputy Chairman of the SDP in Ogun State, Shola Coker, corroborated that the State Working Committee of the party had trust in Adebutu’s candidacy and that it would serve the interests of the masses in Ogun State.
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