Ex-Deputy CBN Governor, Adelabu, sheds tears as he emerges Accord guber candidate in Oyo

Chief Adebayo Adelabu, a former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has emerged as the governorship candidate of Accord party in Oyo State.

Adelabu emerged as the party’s candidate on Wednesday at an affirmation congress of the party held at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan.

Recall Adelabu after losing in the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial primary elections defected to Accord Party (AA).

The election was won by Senator Teslim Folarin.

Adelabu, was also the 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Adelabu emerged as the candidate of the party after Mr Ayodele Oyajide withdrew his candidature as the party’s governorship flagbearer.

While betraying emotions, Adelabu said; “I am grateful to God for today. This party is one that God has plans for. Therefore, I, Ayodele Oyajide, willingly step down for Adelabu.”

The party’s national executives led by its Chairman, Alhaji Mohammed Nalado and a delegation of INEC led by the State Administrative Secretary, Mr Biodun Amosu attended the unveiling event.

The event was also attended by the party’s National Assembly candidates, Rep. Shina Peller (Oyo North); Kolapo Kola-Daisi (Oyo South); Nurudeen Faozey(Oyo Central);
Mr Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye and Chief Rotimi Ajanaku.

In his remarks, Nalado, urged members of the party to embrace peace and support all the party’s candidates in the 2023 general election.

While handing over the party’s flag to Adelabu, he said that the party was ready to provide the desired alternative in governance.

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