Politics

Two Alaafin’s sons emerge APC, PDP candidates for same House of Reps seat

Two sons of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, will battle each other for the Afijio/Oyo East/Oyo West/Atiba West Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives in the 2019 election.

Prince Akeem Adeyemi (Skimeh) and Prince Bayo Adeyemi (D-Guv) both secured the tickets of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) respectively.

Skimeh currently occupies the seat. At 31 in 2007, he was once the chairman of Atiba Local Government Area of the state. His brother, D-Guv, was secretary of Oyo West Local Government in 2003, when he was 26.

 

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