“Osun PDP Will Conduct Credible Primary Election”Featured, Latest News, News, Politics Friday, April 4th, 2014
The Chairman of PDP in Osun State, Alhaji Gani OlaOluwa, said on Friday that the state chapter of the party is set to conduct credible primary election, adding that the election will be broadcast live.
OlaOluwa said this when he spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria at the proposed venue of the primaries, 1,100 security personnel are to monitor the party’s governorship primaries on Saturday.
He said the party was leaving no stone unturned to ensure success of the primaries.
“A total of 600 policemen, 250 officers of the Civil Defence Corps and 250 officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps are to be on ground to maintain law and order.
“With these officers on ground, I assure you that we will have a safe environment as there will be no room for unscrupulous elements to gain entry into the venue.
“It is the desire of the party to make the primary election very transparent with a view to producing a generally acceptable governorship candidate.
“We have also told all the four aspirants to pass the message of peace around.
“We are very hopeful that the primaries will be without hitch,” OlaOluwa said.
The PDP chairman also said the primaries would be broadcast live right from accreditation to voting and counting.
He added that sensitive election materials would be brought from the national headquarters of the party.
NAN reports that security personnel are already at the hotel venue of the primaries.
Four aspirants will be seeking the approval of PDP delegates for the governorship ticket in the state’s gubernatorial election scheduled for Aug. 9.
They are Sen. Iyiola Omisore, Sen Adetunji Adeleke, Sen. Akinlabi Olasunkanmi and Mr Wole Oke.
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