By Daud Olatunji
ABEOKUTA-The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun State, Monday evening at a stakeholders meeting, picked its consensus candidates for the 2019 state House of Assembly election.
Vanguard gathered that candidates were adopted for 23 out of the 26 seats, at the exercise, conducted at the Presidential Lodge, Abeokuta.
They emerged after all aspirants from all constituencies met to pick the most suitable candidate among them.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who announced the outcome of the exercise, said it was a demonstration of the transparent democratic ideals of the APC.
He said the arrangement, witnessed by elected party members and political appointees, was peaceful and accepted by all.
The governor thanked the aspirants for their cooperation and urged the candidates to prepare for the election.
According to him, candidates for the three remaining seats as well as those of the National Assembly seats, will be concluded Tues (Sept. 11).
All candidates, in their speeches, commended the party and Amosun for the rancour free exercise.