APC Fields Teslim Balogun to face Seyi Makinde in Oyo
The opposition party in Oyo State, Apc has fielded Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial district, Teslim Folarin to face the incumbent governor; Seyi Makinde during March 2023 gubernatorial election in the state.
Teslim was declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress governorship primary in Oyo State.
Folarin defeated the 2019 candidate of the party, Adebayo Adelabu; Akeem Agbaje, Azeez Adeduntan, and Hakeem Alao to pick the party’s ticket.
He scored 954 votes to defeat five other aspirants who contested the election held, on Friday, at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Adelabu, who was his closest challenger, got 327 votes despite being absent at the venue of the election.
Azeez Adeduntan had two votes, Akeem Alao had six votes, Hakeem Agbaje had 16 votes while 11 votes were voided.
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