Ahead of the November 17 bye-election to fill the vacant position of late Hon. Funke Adedoyin, who represented Ekiti/Isin/Oke-Ero/Ifelodun federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Kwara State All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Abdulraheem Olawuyi, yesterday emerged through affirmation.
Also yesterday, Mr. Saheed Alatishe emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the federal constituency through affirmation.
Late Adedoyin died after a brief illness at an Abuja hospital September this year.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had last week fixed November 17 for the bye-election to replace Adedoyin. The APC primary took place in Omu-Aran, headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.
Earlier, state Chairman of APC, Hon Bashir Bolarinwa, urged the party members to be united and work for the party’s victory.