Alh. Lukman Kayode Mudashir (L&K) has been declared the winner of the Iwo/Ayedire/Olaoluwa Federal Constituency primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State.
Alh. Lukman Kayode Mudashir (L&K) was declared the winner, having polled the highest votes in the primary election.
Other aspirants who contested for the position included Alhaji Nurudeen Mudashir Emiloju, Engr Lukman Ayodeji Bello, Mr Akinwole and Hon Asaliwa.
On his part, Alh. Lukman Kayode Mudashir (L&K) who is the Aare Atunluṣe of Iwoland appreciated the party and the delegates for the peaceful conduct of the election and voting for him.
L&K, however, said that the keenly contested primaries will help to strengthen the party and also enjoins other aspirants to join the team, work together in unison and achieve victory together in the general election.
The results of the Primary Election as gathered;
- Alh. Lukman Kayode Mudashir (L&K) – 41 votes
- Engr Lukman Ayodeji Bello – 34 votes
- Alhaji Nurudeen Mudashir Emiloju – 24 votes
- Mr. Akinwole – 05 votes
- Hon Asaliwa – 02 votes
- Void – 01 vote
Below is an extraction from the acceptance of Alh. Lukman Kayode Mudashir (L&K).
“First and foremost, I wish to express my gratitude to the leaders and members of our party across Iwo/Ayedire/Olaoluwa Federal Constituency for organizing and conducting a hitch-free primary election. The same appreciation goes to the members of the caretaker committee in the state and those of the three Local Governments that make up the Iwo Federal Constituency.
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“I would also like to appreciate my brothers; Alhaji Nurudeen Mudashir Emiloju, Engr Lukman Ayodeji Bello, Mr. Akinwole and Hon Asaliwa who went into this hard-fought contest with me.”
“To my fellow contestants; I wish to thank you for putting up a good fight. The keenly contested primaries we just had will help to strengthen our party, and ultimately send a message to the incumbent APC on our resolve to dislodge them electorally and deliver good governance to our people.”
“I congratulate you on the success of your respective campaigns. Also, I thank you both for accepting the outcome of this primary and agreeing to support my candidature as we move forward. I shall meet with you two in the coming days to fashion out how we shall dislodge APC.”
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“I see my nomination as the hallmark of confidence reposed in me to bear the torch of development that our great party is known for. By God’s grace, we shall restore the glory of this Federal Constituency. It is no news that the APC has over the years plundered the fortune of our Federal constituency. I am well prepared and poised to reposition her in the comity of the best.”
“I appreciate our loyal field soldiers who worked assiduously across the three LGs to ensure our victory. Also, I say I will never let you down. I’m the same vein, I extend an olive branch to those who were not part of the team; our door remains open and we will be waiting to have them join the team, work together in unison and achieve victory together in the general election. I cannot do it alone. Everyone must come together.”