The Osun State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Soji Adagunodo, on Friday said the party’s governorship candidate, Ademola Adeleke, was still in the race.
He said this during a media briefing in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Friday.
According to him, there was a text message being circulated that Adeleke had withdrawn from contesting the election.
He stated that the information was completely false and was intended to dissuade electorate from casting their votes for Adeleke.
Adagunodo said, “There is a text message going around. It is a tactic by the candidate of the Social Democratic Party to discourage voters from coming out to vote or to use it to curry sympathy or to make people feel that he is the one running now.
“Our candidate has never merged or stepped down for anybody. We are not even discussing such.
“We are the main candidate. Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke is contesting and he is going to win the election.
“There is no merger and no withdrawal in any form.”