By Taiwo Akinrinlola.
The gubernatorial governorship primary of Oyo State took place today 25th May 2022, with the incumbent governor seyi MAKINDE picking the ticket in a landslide against his only opponent, Alhaji Gbolarunmi.
The election took place at the Lekan Salami stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan.
Announcing the result, Alhaji Husein Abdulahi Mai Fira, who represented the returning officer, Mr Ben Obi said, out of a total of 1048 votes, Governor MAKINDE polled, 1040, Gbolarunmi, 2 while 6 votes were voided.
Though Gbolarunmi acknowledged that the Governor won the primary election , he however pointed that his delegates were thrown out, which considerable affected his chances. Gbolarunmi was a former Deputy Governor of Oyo State.