WE WILL RESORT TO COURT ACTION, IF OUR MANDATE IS DENIED – OGUN PDP CANDIDATES

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seven candidates that reportedly emerged at the Sunday and Monday’s primaries into the Ogun State House of Assembly and the National Assembly, in Ogun State under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party have threatened to take the party to court over alleged plan to deny them of their mandates.


They alleged that one of the Governorship aspirants in the party, Oladipo Adebutu has taken over the constitutional role of the party chairman in the state ,Sikirulahi Ogundele .

The candidate made the threat on Tuesday at a press briefing , held. NUJ Main Auditorium,,OKe–ilewo,, Abeokuta, the state capital.

The candidates, Dada Oduntan, emerged as tu hihe candidate for the Abeokuta Central Senatorial District, , Akeem Amosun for Abeokuta South federal Constituency, Surajudeen Adeyemi for Abeokuta South. State Constituency 2.,, Olanrewaju Enilolobo for Abeokuta South State Constituency. 1. Olawale Soyode,,Ifo//Ewekoro Federal. Constituency, and. Makanjuola Daniel of Ewekoro. State. Constituency..

According to Amosun, the exercises, were  monitored by the officials of the Independent Nationazzzl Electoral Commission (INEC), security operatives including the police, Directorate of State Services (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC).
He said they were all amazed, what they heard when the names of PDP candidates, were announced and the names were different from transpired at the venues of the primaries.

Amosun, who displayed the schedule of the primary and the centres, said they would resist any attempt, to substitute their names, to a logical level.
He said, “We are the authentic candidates elected by authentic delegates at the authentic venues. We shall resist any attempt to do otherwise. We are using this medium to alert the National Secretariat of the party. We shall not hesitate to go to court, if the party failed to act according to the results, that we obtained from the primary.”

Amosun added that it was a rude shock to them when they heard that much later in the evening of Monday after they had long concluded their primaries at the the designated places as approved by the party and INEC, another set of candidates who never followed the party guidelines were said to have also emerged for same offices at another primaries held at the state secretariat of the party.l

Hon.Samuel. Olufemi Abiodun,, who who emerged as the. party’s. Candidate for Abk North/Odeda/Obafemi–owode. Federal Constituency disclosed that the root of illegalities being perpetrated by the Party could be. tyraced to Hon.Oladdipupo Aadebuttu,,. Who has hijacked the Ogun Pdp.

Hon Samuel Olufemi Abiodun said “we however know where the problem is coming from, it is Hon Ladipupo Adebutu that is causing all these things. He has hijacked the leadership of the party from Hon Sukurullahi Ogundele, the Chairman of the party but we have resolved to go to court if our grievances is not attended to by the party. “We won’t accept these illegalities.”

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