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House Of Reps Ticket: Ondo Speaker Suffers Heavy Defeat

House Of Reps Ticket: Ondo Speaker Suffers Heavy Defeat
  • PublishedMay 28, 2022

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun has lost his election bid to represent the people of Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency under the All Progressives Congress APC.

Oleyelogun was defeated by the incumbent lawmaker representing the federal constituency Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye also known as Small Alhaji with a landslide victory.

Small Alhaji scored 70 votes to defeat Moshood Bakare who scored 6 votes, while the Speaker came a distance third with 3 votes. Although 17 delegates could not vote due to dramas that ensued.

The election was held at Premier Hotel in Igbara-Oke while 100 delegates were accredited and voting commenced by 4:’15pm. Three votes were voided while 17 voters could not vote.

Speaking on his emphatic victory, Hon. Adefisoye appreciated the Almighty God who made the victory possible. He also thanked all the delegates for the total confidence reposed in him.

The federal legislator however assured all APC members in his constituency and all constituents that his victory in the primary election would only spur him to double his efforts for the delivery of greater democratic dividends.

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