The Formal governor of Oyo state, Otuba Babatunde Also Akala who lost All Progressive Congress (APC) primary election optioned for Action Democratic Party and finally pick up their governorship ticket.
He was accepted as he happens to be the gubernatorial candidate of ADP and also encourage his supporters to join the party with him.
Head, New Media and public affairs of Also Akala campaign organization says,
“Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala was today issued a Certificate of Return as gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo State for next year’s general election,”
“This came to being after a Ratification exercise carried out on Saturday 6th of October, 2018 at the Party’s Secretariat along Mokola Sango-U.I Road, Oremeji, Mokola Ibadan where Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala emerged as the Gubernatorial candidate of the Party.
“The process which had National officers of the Party from abuja led by Dr. (Mrs.) Oliza the National Organizing Secretary of the party and Hon. Iboro Ige-Edaba who is the National Treasurer in attendance was witnessed by INEC officials from the State headquarters in Ibadan.
“In view of the above, all faithful and loyal supporters of His Excellency, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala are hereby enjoined to collapse all Structures and Groups within the Alao-Akala political family into the Action Democratic Party (A.D.P) with Immediate effect”.