Son of billionaire Adebutu Kessington popularly known as Baba Ijebu, Oladipupo Adebutu, has emerged as the winner of the Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party governorship primary.
The primary election took place on Wednesday at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta.
The chairman of the electoral committee of the primary of the PDP in the state, Akase Sorkaa, announced Adebutu as the winner of the election.
Sorkaa said Adebutu polled a total of 714 votes to defeat other contestants; Segun Sowunmi, Jimi Lawal, and Abimbola Abodunrin who all did not get any vote.
Shortly after his emergence, Adebutu expressed satisfaction at the conduct of the exercise, saying he was happy with his election as the candidate of the party.
He said, “We will continue to encourage the other aspirants, that this journey is for the sake of mankind, and the impoverished people of Ogun State. It is not for a particular person and it’s the sacrifice that we need to all make
“I believe that the other aspirants mean well, and will surely act in the good interest of Ogun State by coming into the fold so that we can do the job together.”