A financial expert who is a son to foremost Nigerian industrialist, Mr Kolapo Kola-Daisi, has won the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Oyo South Senatorial District.
Kola-Daisi polls 212 votes to defeat the incumbent, Kola Balogun, who scored 93 votes; former Oyo State Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Sharafadeen Alli (107 votes); Adegboyega Adegoke (53 votes); Bimbo Adekanmbi (98 votes), Rotimi Adeniyi (four votes) and Waheed Olajide (two votes).
The primary, which could not hold on Friday as earlier planned, was rescheduled for Saturday and later prostponed to Sunday due to inability of the aspirants and party leadership to resolve the discrepancies that arose on delegates’ lists.
The election was held yesterday at the Le Chatteau Event Centre at Bodija in Ibadan.
In his reaction to the victory, Kola-Daisi said
“Today, we took an important step towards getting involved to actualize meaningful governance and representation for the people…”, he stated.