Arapaja, Olafeso Slug It Out For PDP SW Chairman
Ahead of its Zonal congresses slated for March 6,stakeholders of Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the south west have met in Ibadan.
At the meeting held at the Agodi Government House,Ibadan, Governor Makinde presented former Ambasardor to Jordan, Mr Taofeek Arapaja as the candidate for the position of zonal chairman of the party.
Governor Makinde who noted that apart from the position of the South-west PDP women leader given to Mrs Bosede Adedibu; to honour Chief Lamidi Adedibu, all other positions were zoned to each state in the Southwest with chairmanship position zoned to Oyo
He urged every state to allow inclusiveness in choosing their candidates for the positions.
The governor therefore appealed to all agrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the Southwest, to join hands in rebuilding the party, ahead of the 2023 general elections.
While commending Olagunsoye Oyinlola led reconciliation committee in its efforts to unite all implored the committee to continue working towards achieving lasting peace in the party.
In a message; the chairman of the reconciliation Committee, Prince Oyinlola,in the interest of the party called for unity among all members
However,another group of the PDP in the South West held a similar meeting in Lagos where it presented Dr Eddy Olafeso as its chairman.
Members of the party’s Board of Trustees which include Senator Olu Aina,Dr Saka Balogun, serving senators from Ekiti and Oyo states; Abiodun Olujimi and Chief Kola Balogun, sen Hosea Agboola,serving house of representatives members, and the PDP candidate in the last governorship election in Ondo state ,Mr Eyitayo Jegede, ,attended the Agodi Government House,Ibadan.