Lawyer and founder of KAFTAN Television Prince Adewole Adebayo has emerged as the Social Democratic Party candidate for the 2023 presidential election.
Prince Adebayo scored 1,526 votes at the party’s National Convention on Wednesday in Abuja to emerge as the party standard bearer, defeating the only co-contestant, Ms. Khadija Lamidi, who polled 83 votes.
The Convention Returning Officer, Umar Ardo, put the total votes cast at 1,653; valid votes were 1,609 while invalid votes were 44.
In his acceptance speech, 54-year-old Adebayo, said that with his emergence indicates that it was the turn of Nigerian masses to take over power in 2023.
He said that it was the turn of the citizens without food, those who graduated without work or hindered from graduating because of the strike to enjoy the dividends of democracy.
Adebayo pledged that the SDP would give the ruling party All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party a ‘good fight’ in the 2023 general elections.
“We will campaign to every household, every polling unit, every ward, every local government, every state, every zone and the entire country.