An Ogbomoso indigene, Akinwale Akinwole has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Oyo North senatorial district.

Akinwole emerged as PDP candidate at the primary election held on Monday.

There are thirteen local government areas in the senatorial district.

The election was held in Iseyin town.

Our correspondent gathered that Akinwole was declared the winner by the electoral officer, Mr Babatude Akeem.

He scored 414 out of the 415 votes.

The primary election was monitored by representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the PDP electoral officers and security agents.

The national electoral officer of the party, Mrs Laurentia Mallam, while addressing the delegates, said the process was done according to the laid down rules of the party.

She maintained that despite the information that some of the aspirants have withdrawn from the race, the process must be thorough.

PDP primary: Akinwale Akinwole emerges Oyo North senatorial district candidate