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Medical doctor emerges SPD Governorship candidate in Kwara


A 43-year-old Medical Doctor, Olajide Adebola has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Kwara in 2019 election.

Adebola, who was the sole candidate, was affirmed by all the delegates for the primary at the party secretariat, Ilorin on Tuesday.

The primary was conducted by four officials from the national headquarters of the party in Abuja led by Godwin Anasowe Esq.

The election was equally witnessed by two officials from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), led by Ayodeji Akerele from the legal Department of the Commission, Ilorin office.

Addressing the delegates, SPD national delegate, Anasowe said electing a governorship candidate was not an easy task as the responsibility of the state rests on his shoulders for at least four years.

He told the delegates that they were free to make their choice even if there was only one aspirant for the post.

Anasowe added that since the delegates have agreed to affirmation, he asked them if they were all in support of the candidate, to which all of them affirmed positively.

Dr Adebola, in his acceptance speech thanked all the delegates for the confidence reposed in him and affirmed his candidature.

The governorship candidate promised not to disappoint members of the party and the state in general if elected as governor in 2019.

He said he was very positive that God chosen SDP to liberate Kwara and its people of the shackle of bondage of close to two decades.

Adebola lamented that Nigeria at 58 is in a pathetic situation because of misplaced priority of the past leasers.

He promised to implement SDP programmes that centered on welfare of the people if elected.

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