Osogbo - The National Conscience Party (NCP) in Osun on Monday conducted a primary election to elect its flag-bearer for the August 9 governorship election in the state.
The party’s sole aspirant, Lanre Afolayanka, was elected in Osogbo through voice vote by delegates.
In his acceptance speech, Afolayanka promised to diligently pursue the 10-point programme of the party.
“The vision of our party as stated in its motto is abolition of poverty.
“I want to assure you that if voted into power, I will not deviate from our vision of creation of employment, food security, health care, education, housing among others,” he said.
Afolayanka, however, urged voters to vote en mass for the party during the election.
INEC had fixed August 9 for the governorship election in the state.
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