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Thursday, November 27, 2014.

'Snatching Of Result Sheets, Hiring Of Thugs, Intimidation' Aggrieved Party Members Chants In Growing Revolt Over Delegates Congress That Brightens Teslim Folarin's Chances Of Clinching Oyo PDP Guber Ticket.
...inside details of the rumpus dimming attempts to wrest power from Governor Ajimobi.


There is a growing rumpus causing fracture in the ranks of People’s Democratic Party, the virile opposition to the re election moves of Governor Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi.


And information made available to attributes this development to the fallout of the manner the rescheduled Ward Delegates Congress in the state was perfected.


Despite a public pass mark of 90 percent given by Dr Aliyu Idi Hong, Chairman of the Adhoc Delegates Congress Committee that handled the exercise, sources on ground tell a story of growing agitation and disgruntlement that has heated up the already tensed situation within the party.

According to information made available to allegations of snatching of

Teslim Filarin

results sheets, using of street muscle, harassment and related intimidation tactics to favour a particular candidate currently rents the air.


‘About 13 local governments witnessed this anomaly’ a source alleged.


 Fearsome character known as Tokyo – and his goons - is alleged to have played an unwholesome part in the occurrence.


The agitators against the outcome go as far as alleging the overseer committee did not provide desire level playing ground.


According to another source ‘all these allegations will form a petition on the matter to the national executive council’



It is believed the whole exercise brightens the chances of ex Senate leader, Teslim Folarin at becoming the PDP’s candidate in the general elections.


Folarin goes headlong with former governor, Adebayo Alao Akala in attempt to secure the ticket


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Insiders revealed along with the chants of accusations comes threats of refusal to work with and for any ‘unpopular candidate’.


Analysed a player in the politics of Oyo state ‘the truth of the matter, if  the PDP does not address issues afflicting it, Ajimobi’s re election is as good as certain...the party through the candidates poses the biggest challenge to his comeback bid, but not with a divided house....certainly not with a divided house with all these internal squabbling going on’.

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