Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Tuesday said there were no plans to impose any candidate for the All Progressives Congress APC In the forthcoming local government election in Oyo State
Ajimobi while speaking at the economic empowerment programme organized by Senator Abdulfatai Buhari , Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial Districts said the party leadership in state would abide by the decision of the majority on the process to select party’s candidates.
It would be recall that some members of the party in the state had on Monday besieged the party’s state secretariat in Ibadan with placards, alleging plans by the leadership to impose candidates.
According to him “We won’t impose candidates for the forthcoming local government election. I am appealing to you at every local government council area to come together and work in unity so that we can present a common candidate.
“There are types of primary election, which could be direct or indirect. The direct type allows party members to come together to choose, while the indirect allows the election through delegates.
“I want you to talk to yourselves on your choice, I will be okay by your decision,” he said.
The Governor lauded members of the senatorial district on the choice of Senator. Buhari as their representative, saying his qualities reflected in the standard of the empowerment programme he organised.
Senator Buhari, in his remarks, said that the effort was to ensure the people of the senatorial district benefit dividends of democracy.
The lawmaker said it was the second of such empowerment programmes, apart from the various other projects executed in the district.
He assured the people of quality representation, saying he had been very active in the performance of his legislative duties in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
Items distributed were cars, motorcycles, electric transformers refrigerators, sewing machines and other equipments while cash were given to widow and students