As the battle and lobbying for who becomes member of Govornor Gboyega Oyetola cabinent began, chieftain All Progressive Congress has settled with Hon. Waseeu Adebayo as commissioner nominee for Olorun Government.
The lawmaker emerged through an election consisting of party elders, chairman, women and youth leader, former lawmakers at state and local government levels, serving and former council chairmen among others.
The emergence of the former lawmaker is in line with the directives that party chieftains should consult at the federal constituency level to pick three names out of which one would be pick for as Commissioner nominee, the Olorunda APC stakeholders voted a former lawmaker, Hon. Waseeu Adebayo as nominee from the area.
The election which took place at the residence of the former deputy governor, Mrs Grace Titi Laoye-Tomori had 25 out of 35 stakeholders in attendance.
Addressing the gathering before the process, Pa Lasisi Odebunmi said the decision to report to voting was reached to avert crisis likely to emanate from picking a candidate out of the two individuals seeking to serve with Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.
He endorsed the the process and gave the order to commenced election.
Hon. Isa Ojewale served as the electoral chairman while Hon. Laide Ajibola was the Secretary.
The two candidates are Hon. Waseeu Adebayo and Mr. Shola Oladepo.
However, Oladepo was not at the meeting which necessitated delaying the process for over an hour.
At the end of the process Adebayo polled 23 votes while two members did not cast any votes.
Earlier, the stakeholders had submitted the two names to the party but was rejected, asking the stakeholders to go back and bring one name.
However, due to the inability of the stakeholders to reach consensus on a name, it resolved go into election with a view to allowing the most popular candidate to emerge.