The elected controversial Governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party(SDP), Ogun State Chapter, Oshinowo Adeleke now risk losing the party ticket, following allegation against him of submitting a fake certificate of clearance to contest the primary.
Penpushing reports that, Adeleke contested the party primary held on Monday inside the Sweet Sensation Hall located in Oke-Ilewo area of Abeokuta, and was said to have won the election with 56 votes against his major contender, Engr Anthony Ojesina who polled 41 votes.
The party leadership, however, later discovered that, Adeleke did not pay for the nomination fee, and amazed on how he came about the clearance certificate, which was suspected to be a fake document, hence, his risk of losing the ticket.
Penpushing further reports that, the Deputy Chairman of the party, Sola Coker when contacted confirmed the development, adding that the discovery had been made known to the national headquarters of the party in Abuja.
The Deputy Chairman, also disclosed that, the national secretariat of the party has equally confirmed the discovery of the alleged clearance certificate, adding that Adeleke was not even known to the leadership of the party in the state.
Penpushing also reports that, when asked on how Adeleke succeeded in winning the primary, the Deputy Chairman, alleged that the delegates were influenced in what he described ‘money inducement’, emphasizing that Adeleke will be disqualified on completion of the investigation process.
‘There is no record that he collected form. He did not do any screening, and did not swear an oath as required by law. He has never met the party executive. The national secretariat said he did not pay for the form. He is not meant to contest, and he is to be disqualified’,Coker emphasised
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