Ibadan - A former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, on Wednesday in Ogbomoso said that he had not withdrawn from the 2015 gubernatorial race in the state as reported by some online media.
Alao-Akala, a PDP governorship aspirant, said he would contest the election in line with the request of his admirers who he said were clamouring for his return.
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Some online media had reported that Alao-Akala had withdrawn from the gubernatorial race to pave way for Ayoade Adeseun
Adeseun, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, hails from Alao-Akala’s Ogbomoso Zone and recently returned to the PDP from the APC.
"Presently, I don’t own myself to have done that. I am contesting as a result of the calls from the people. I am assuring my people that nothing of such happened and will not.
"They called on me to run again and I have heeded the call. I promise not to take actions without the people’s authority,’’ he said.
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