Omisore Joins APC

By Oyewale Oyelola

Former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore has formally joined the All Progressives Congress (APC), FactualTimes reports.

Omisore, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in 2018 Osun governorship election registered as a member of the ruling party at ongoing APC Membership Registration.

Senator Iyiola Omisore, Osun State Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict and other APC leaders after registering at party member in Ile-Ife on Monday February 15, 2021.

The two-term Senator who represented Osun East Senatorial District from 2003 to 2011 registered at his polling unit in Ile-Ife amidst cheers from Osun Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict and other party leader.

Omisore’s decision to formally join APC is coming after two years of aligning with the party to ensure victory of Gboyega Oyetola during Osun 2018 rerun election.

Senator Iyiola Omisore

Recall that PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke was leading before the returning officer declared rerun election in some polling units across three local government areas including Ife South, the stronghold of Omisore.

Our correspondent reports that the Ife born who had aspired to be Osun State Governor twice (2014 and 2018) has been working with Oyetola and APC government at the national level.

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