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Alao-Akala gets Oyo Labour Party guber ticket

11 December 2014, 13:13

Ibadan - Former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State on Wednesday got the nod to fly the flag of the Labour Party in the 2015 governorship election in Oyo State, reports Punch.

Five governorship aspirants under the party's platform stepped down for him.

The five aspirants are Sharafadeen Alli, Nurudeen Akinyo, Kazeem Adedeji, Olu Abiala and Olatunji Sadiq.

One of the five aspirants, Alli, was, however picked as Akala's running mate for the 2015 election.

Also read: Alao-Akala defects to Labour Party

Alao-Akala dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday over the handling of the PDP primary that produced  former Senate leader, Teslim Folarin.

Read more at Punch.

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