Osoba in the press statement stated further that, he would forever remained grateful to his original constituency Abeokuta North, Obafemi Owode and Odeda Federal Constituency, which he represented at the last administration at the lower chambers
‘I, Olumide Osoba, was privileged to be among the few chosen 360 out of the over 160 million Nigerians to Represent my people in the Green chamber in 2011-2015 at the House of Representatives. I will forever be grateful to the people of Abeokuta North, Obafemi Owode and Odeda Federal Constituency for finding me worthy to be their Representative’.
‘Having said that I owe full allegiance to that Federal Constituency and at no time have I ever entertained the thought of abandoning them to seek election into the House of Representatives from another Constituency’, Osoba added.
He said further, ‘I served them with all I had and I am till this day grateful for the bond we have. I registered and vote at Owode Ward 3, unit 006 Geleodun polling unit in Obafemi- Owode Local Government and I have never participated in the politics of Abeokua South’.
‘It is therefore absurd and ridiculous to find my name on a list been peddled allegedly as a consensus list. I at no time participated in any consensus arrangement and neither was I contacted. I therefore wish to disassociate myself from the list’.
Penpushing reports that, the former Federal Lawmakers said,on the issue of primaries for aspirants seeking to become candidates in the general election of 2019, said he will abide by the ruling and communiqué of the National Working Committee(NWC) and ready, as well as willing to submit himself to a direct Primary in his Federal Constituency of Abeokuta North, Obafemi Owode and Odeda Federal Constituency.