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Ahead of July 16 governorship election in Osun state , the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday screened six aspirants .
Chairman, Osun PDP Governorship Screening Committee, Mohammed Adoke disclosed this while speaking with newsmen at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.
Adoke said that all the six aspirants who turned out for the exercise were screened, adding that the screening was transparent and fair.
He said, “We ensured that we executed the mandate given to us by the party. We ensured that we worked with the dictates of our conscience and dictates of fairness.
“As a party in opposition preparing to win the next election, we ensured we built the necessary trust within party members so that we can work in tandem with our objective, which is to win the Osun election.”
Dele Adeleke, one of the screened aspirants said that the idea of having a consensus candidate was not bad, but the party must do it democratically.
Adeleke also described himself as a credible politician with grassroots support, who could win the election for PDP in the state.