A new leadership has been elected for the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the faction of The Osun Progressives (TOP) in Osun State.
In a parallel State Congress of the APC that was held on Saturday October 16, 2021, the immediate past caretaker Secretary of the party, Rasaq Salinsile, was elected as the new APC Chairman while former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, was elected State Secretary.
Other elected state officers of the APC who emerged during the parallel congress are: Azeez Adesiji -Vice Chairman, Akinlabi Komolafe - Assistant Secretary, Akintoyese Ademola - Treasurer, Wasiu Ganiu Ayinla - Assistant Treasurer, Adebiyi Odunlade - Vice Chairman Osun East, Wasiu Adebayo - Vice Chairman Osun Central, Olayemi Olatunde Vice Chairman Osun West, Barrister Gbenga Awosode - Legal Adviser, Desayo Ogunkunle - Assistant Legal Adviser, Muideen Olateju - Financial Secretary, Prince Tunde Olagunju - Assistant Financial Secretary and Sadiq Olajide - Organising Secretary.
Others are: Akintoyen Opeyemi - Assistant Organising Secretary, Biodun Agboola - Publicity Secretary, Popoola Alaba - Assistant Publicity Secretary, Musleem Alamode - Assistant Welfare, Adeyeyea
Yunusa - Auditor, Adegboyega Adisa - Assistant Auditor, Ogundare Aina Funke - Women leader, Olusola Adeoye - Assistant Youth leader, Abosede Busayo Seun - Assistant Youth Leader, Onigbogi Mukaila - Assistant Youth leader, Ayoola Asaolu - Physically Challenged Leader, Hakeem Olaoye Otaoroju - Senatorial Youth Leader, Osun Central, Olalekan Ishola Omole - Senatorial Youth leader, Osun East, Boladale Tunde - Senatorial Youth Leader, Osun West, Ifeoluwa Pele - Ex-Officio, Ife South, Morakinyo - Ex-Officio, Ife North, Olakanmi Ajibola Musiliu - Ex-Officio, Ejigbo, Rafiu Yusuf - Ex-Officio, Odo-Otin, Adepoju Alirat - Senatorial Women leader, Boripe.
The parallel congress was held at Open Space, opposite LadSol Water factory, Gbongan-Ibadan road, Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo.
Recall that the congress which was held by the The Osun Progressives faction was almost disrupted by thugs who are allegedly loyal to the IleriOluwa faction of the APC.
The thugs were however repelled by security operatives who engaged them in a gun battle.
However, two members of the APC were shot by the hoodlums.