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Overwhelming support for Iyiola Omisore

07 August 2014, 11:52

Osogbo - The chances of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate (PDP), Iyiola Omisore in the August 9 governorship election in Osun State brightened on Wedenesday as the governorship candidates of nine political parties withdrew their candidacy to support him.

The nine candidates have adopted him as their consensus candidate for the election, reports NewsDay.

The parties are: the Accord Party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, the Democratic Peoples Party, the Action Alliance, the Peoples Party of Nigeria, the Social Democratic Party, the Unity Party of Nigeria, the Kowa Party, and the Advance Congress of Democrats.

Also read: LP candidate denies stepping down for Aregbesola

Popoola Olatunji, Chairman of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties in the state, said they decided to put their weights behind Omisore because the Governor Rauf Aregbesola administration had failed on all the six points of its action plan.

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