Who won Osun 2018 Governorship election?

Who won Osun 2018 Governorship election? Osun State Governorship election will be conducted on Saturday 22nd 2018. Who wins Osun 2018 Governorship election? who are the top challengers?

There are 48 different political parties and all of them have presented a governorship candidate. So we have 48 candidates battling to win Osun 2018 Governorship election.

All in all, we will analyse the chances of five top challengers. They are Adegboyega Oyetola of the APC, Ademola Adeleke of the PDP, Fatai Akinbade of the ADC, Moshood Adeoti of the ADP and Iyiola Omisore of the SDP.

One of the listed candidates will win Osun State Governorship election on Saturday. But Who wins Osun 2018 Governorship election?

Who won Osun 2018 Governorship election?

  1. APC candidate Adegboyega Oyetola

For all indications and preparations, APC candidate Gboyega Oyetola has the brightest chance to win Osun Governorship election comes Saturday. Oyetola is backed by the outgoing Governor of the Rauf Aregbesola and they are working so hard to see their candidate emerge victorious on Saturday. But the electorate will have to decide that.

President Buhari led the APC leaders to canvass for votes for Gboyega Oyetola. The Mega rally was witnessed with a massive crowd. that will count for the candidate.

Who is Adegboyega Oyetola?

Let me briefly tell you little about the possible winner of Osun Governorship election. Gboyega Oyetola is currently the Chief of Staff to Governor Rauf Aregbesola. He was born on September 29, 1954, in Iragbiji, Boripe local government area, Oyetola attended Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo. He proceeded to the prestigious University of Lagos where he bagged a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Insurance in 1978.

His journey to the political career, He was a founding member of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the state of Osun and has been a chieftain of the party through its metamorphosis to Action Congress (AC), Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and now All Progressives Congress (APC). Also, he has assisted the party nationally, particularly in the State of Osun. He was appointed as a Chief of Staff in 2011.

You can read Gboyoga complete biography on elite thrive

Judging by what is on the ground, Gboyega Oyetola will emerge as the next governor of Osun State.

2. PDP candidate Senator Ademola Adeleke

The People Democratic Party candidate Ademola Adeleke is another favourite candidate to win Osun Governorship election on Saturday. The Adeleke family is on the ground in Osun. Ademola can use the influence to emerge victorious on Saturday. He has done it before. Ademola Adeleke defected the candidate of APC Akin Ogunbiyi to win the Senatorial seat. If APC doesn’t win then Adeleke will claim the victory.

Senator Ademola Adeleke is also battling with WAEC certificate scandal. This may negatively affect his chance of winning the election on Saturday.

Who is Ademola Adeleke?

Ademola Adeleke is a servicing Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Adeleke was born on May 13th, 1960 in Enugu. His father was Late Senator Raji Ayoola Adeleke the Balogun of Ede land in Osun State a politician.

Adeleke went to Methodist Primary School, Surulere Lagos and Nawarudeen Primary School, Ikire. He proceeded to The Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School, Ede and later moved to Muslim Grammar School Ede. However, he did not finish his education at Muslim Grammar School as he left Nigeria to study abroad with his two other brothers on a scholarship.  He started higher studies at Jacksonville State University Alabama in the United State of America where he was majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in Political Science.

Ademola Adeleke is a businessman and administrator, he was the Group Executive Director at his brother’s company, Pacific Holdings Limited from 2001-2016.

Adeleke started his political career in 2001 alongside his late brother Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died in April 2017. He contested ay the Osun west 2017 by-election after the death of his brother, emerging as the winner under the People’s Democratic Party Ademola was a member under the All Progressives Congress until he decamped to the People’s Democratic Party (Credit Wikipedia)

3. SPD candidate Iyiola Omisore

Iyiola Omisore is another top candidate that can win the Osun State Governorship election. He lost in the last Governorship election to Rauf Aregbesola under the People Democratic Party. Omisore is not planning to be defeated again. He is a popular candidate in Osun State. Who wins Osun 2018 Governorship election? Well, Iyiola Omisore is one of the favourite candidates to win Osun 2018.

Who is Iyiola Omisore?

Iyiola Omisore was born 15 September 1957, into a royal family in Ile-Ife, Omisore was a Deputy State Governor of Osun State from 1999 – 2003 under Governor Adebisi Akande. He was elected to the Senate to represent Osun East constituency in April 2003 running on the platform of the PDP and served till the expiration of his term in 2007. He was reelected in 2007 and appointed to committees for Police Affairs, Housing, Culture & Tourism, Aviation and Appropriation.

In May 2008, he was named a member of the National Assembly Joint Committee on Constitution Review (JCCR). In October 2008, Omisore was one of the Nigerian delegates to the 5th Consultative Assembly of Parliamentarians in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Who wins Osun 2018 Governorship election?

Others favourite candidates to win Osun Governorship election 2018 are Fatai Akinbade of the ADC and Moshood Adeoti of the ADP.



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