Ogun : Ladi Adebutu wins PDP governorship primary, defeats Sowunmi, Jimi Lawal

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

The election which had the state party executives on ground held its primary at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL)  where Ladi Adebutu emerged as the candidate.

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

Our reporter observed that the exercise was supervised by a 5-man Electoral Committee from the National Headquarters headed by Prof. Akase Sorkaa.

Announcing the result of the election at exactly 10:50pm , Sorkaa said Adebutu polled 714 votes to defeat Sowunmi, Jimi Lawal and Abimbola Abodunrin who all polled zero vote.

He encouraged all the delegates to elect candidates that would be acceptable to the people.

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

He noted that it was high time an environment of hope was created.

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