Forum of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senatorial aspirants in Oyo Central Senatorial District has written a letter to Governor Seyi Makinde calling for a free and fair primary election and not imposition.
The forum in the letter signed by Comrade Wale Ajani and Honourable Wale Adegoke and made available to newsmen on Tuesday said picking of Chief Bisi Ilaka as the candidate of the party by leaders and stakeholders of the party is imposition and not consensus.
They appealed to the Governor as a democrat to allow democratic process to take place.
The letter read: “We, the undersigned who are aspirants in the forth coming senatorial election, appreciate your various developmental programmes for Oyo State and also proud of your leadership qualities.
“We state categorically that the purported
endorsement of Chief Bisi llaka by some party stake holders on 3rc1 April, 2022 did not go down well with u s, based on the fact that the process was pre determined and under serious security threat
“As a democrat Sir, we believe you are aware that the basic principle of concensus is for all participating aspirant to agree with signatures, this we believe the stake holders did not do.
“We hereby humbly appeal to you to allow democratic process to take place by allowing free and fair primary. We count on your support Sir. Please accept our highest.”