The Oyo state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday endorsed indirect primary election ahead of the 2019 general elections in the state.
This was sequel to a motion for the adoption of indirect primary elections for all the primary elections of the party moved by Hon. Olaide Olalere, an aspirant for the post of House of Assembly seat from Ibadan North East local government area at an extended meeting with Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state and other APC stalwarts.
The meeting was held at the Agodi Government House, Ibadan.
The motion for the adoption of the indirect primary election which was all affirmed and supported by other aspirants of the party was seconded by Mrs. Olanrewaju Otiti, another House of Representatives aspirant from Ibadan North Federal Constituency.
The duo who spoke on behalf of all aspirants at the meeting argued that they were satisfied with the indirect primary election, hence the party should adopt it as the method for all its primary elections.
Olalere said, “After the extensive meeting today, I am happy and we have agreed to use indirect primary elections, on behalf of akk members and aspirants, I hereby moved the motion for the adoption of indirect primary election.
Otiti while speaking said, “I used this medium to support the motion for the adoption of indirect primary elections in all our primaries for the 2019 general elections in Oyo state. We have aggred to use indirect primary elections in all our primary elections.
At the meeting which ended around 4.50 pm on Sunday were former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala, state Chairman of the party, Chief Akin Oke, state secretary, Mr. Mojeed Olaoya and Speaker of she state House of Assembly.