Oyo State APC Primary Elections, The Power Play

By Taiwo Akinrinlola ( newspot)

Intrigues, sentiments and power play are playing out at the ongoing primary elections to elect the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress party in Oyo State.
Early in the morning, the accreditation of delegates commenced ,as events began to take shape, there was an attempt at consensus which ended in a stalemate, despite the fact that the vetted list seems to favour a particular candidate.
It was reliably gathered that the party opted for consensus mode which did not go down well with the aspirants. Senator Teslim Folarin when asked whether he would step down replied, saying other aspirants should step down for him too.
The stalemate led to brief suspension of the voting process as the aspirants left for Premier Hotel to revisit the issue of consumer. This also ended in deadlock, with the aspirants agreeing that the field should be thrown open.
As the time of this report, the process is ongoing at the Liberty stadium.

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