The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced screening of 11 aspirants who obtained its form for the Osun State governorship election scheduled for September 22.
The aspirants are Sen. Akanbi Abdulrasheed, Dr Oyewumi Olaler, Nathaniel Oke, Sen. Ogunwale Felix and Fatai Akinbade.
Others are Dr Ezekiel Adeniji, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, Dr Ayoade Adewepo, Rafiu Bello, Sen. Nurudeen Adeleke and Prof. Adeolu Durotoye.
The Chairman of the Screening Committee, Austin Opara, spoke with the aspirants at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja, and assured that the exercise would be free, fair and transparent.
He said: “One thing we want to let you know is that our party is reformed and we have a repositioned party, a party that is coming back stronger and willing to take over governance of this country.
“It is a process and it is clear in all that the party is doing, including the screening that is taking place today.
“It is going to be very transparent because we want the best for the party and of course, the best for the party is the best for the country.
“We would be transparent and fair to all concerned. At the end, we want the best for our nation.”