The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ademola Adeleke for next weekend’s governorship election has failed to attend the debate organised by Channels Television for contenders.
As at the time of this report only candidates of the ADC, Alhaji Fatai Akinade, APC, Adegboyega Oyetola, ADP, Moshood Adeoti and Iyiola Omisore of the SDP were in attendance.
According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, there 48 political parties are fielding candidates in the election.
Out of the lot, five candidates are prominent and anyone of them has the chance of winning the election.
The five top candidates are Iyiola Omisore of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ademola Adeleke of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Gboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress (APC), Fatai Akinbade of African Democratic Congress (ADC), and Moshood Adeoti of Action Democratic Party (ADP)