Osun PDP picks ex-speaker as Omisore running mate

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OSOGBO –  Peoples Democratic (PDP) Osun on Sunday picked a former   , Hon Adejare Bello, as its deputy governorship candidate.

This announced a statement Osogbo issued by state PDP Chairman, Alhaji Gani OlaOluwa.

He said decision reached after wide consultations with stakeholders the state.

“The elders caucus the , after days serious deliberations, brainstorming and wide consultations finally agreed that Adejare Bello be the running mate of Sen. Iyiola Omisore.

“The has absolute confidence and belief that the combination of the duo will the August 9 gubernatorial election,” the statement said.

OlaOluwa, in the statement, said that the posts of the governor and the deputy governor were not meant for “political impostors”.

He said that the gubernatorial campaign of the PDP would be officially flagged on June 9.

Bello served in the Osun Assembly for 12 years, first as a minority leader between 1999 and 2003 and between 2003 and 2011. (NAN)