Ogun: IPAC elects Abayomi as new Chairman


Inter-Party Advisory Council ( IPAC) in Ogun State on Monday elected Mr Sanyaolu Abayomi of Action Alliance ( AA) as new Chairman .

The election which was supervised by the National leadership of IPAC and observed by Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) saw Abayomi pulled 10 votes out of the 17 parties who cast their votes to defeat the incumbent Comrade Okusanya of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) who got seven votes.

Ambassador Olufunke Olanrewaju was elected unopposed as the Secretary and other officers.

The exercise was held at the INEC’s headquarters in Abeokuta, the State capital.

The new executives will spend two years in office.

Speaking to journalists after the swearing in of the new executives, the National President, Alhaji Yusuf Dantalle, said the exercise was a family affairs, saying the whole process was peaceful.

He appealed to the new executives to uphold the tenets of the council.

The newly elected Chairman, Abayomi while speaking to journalists, said that the new executives would implement many plans that would give IPAC new face in the State.

He said ” I want to assure you that we are coming on board with action plans that will give IPAC a new face in Ogun State”.

On other contestants who lost the election, he said ” To show our magnanimity to our fellow contestants, we shall set up a Committee to work out on how to accommodate them in the new administration because it is our believe that, there is no winner and no loser”.

He however commended the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun for level playing ground, saying the election was devoid of executive interference.

He said ” A new dawn is set and the journey had started . Let me give you the assurance that every of my word shall be my bond”.


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