Segun Sowunmi, the former aide to the ex- vice president of the country, Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday defeated Ladi Adebutu and Jimi Lawal at the state’s People Democratic Party primary election held at press center, Iwe iroyin, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Showunmi was declared the winner in the delegates’ election which now makes him the PDP candidate for the 2023 general elections.
The chairman of the electoral committee mr Abayomi Daniel declared Segun Showunmi as the winner after the vote count.
According to the chairman of the electoral committee, Otunba Jimi lawal polled 30votes, Ladi Adebutu polled 15 votes while Segun Showunmi polled 555 votes.
The ex spokesman of the former vice president appreciated the delegates for electing him, promising that he will not disappoint them.
He said” I want to thank the good people of Ogun State, I want to appreciate all the delegates, the good people of the state for their support. We have a peaceful primary election and I want to say I have emerged as the candidate of the party for the governorship seat in Ogun state. He concluded