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PDP Ward Congress: Makinde Hails Members’ Peaceful Conduct

As the congresses of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, kicks off across the nation to elect the party’s executives for another four years, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has urged members to remain united and work for the progress of the party at all levels. 

Governor Makinde stated this shortly after he participated at the PDP ward congress at Ward 11 in Ibadan North East Local Government at about 11.30 am.

While calling for calm, the governor said as a family, all grievances would be addressed with a view of not marginalising anyone.

He described the PDP ward congress across the state as peaceful and transparent.

He said, “I see excitement with the people. They want to participate in the democratic process to select their leaders to run the affairs of the party at the ward level. So, for me, its democracy in action”.

“The exercise today went peacefully. I expect other congresses, local and state congress to be peaceful as well”, he added.

The PDD ward congress was supervised by the Edo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu.

On the possibility of a parallel congress by aggrieved PDP members in the state, the Edo State deputy governor in an interview explained that, discussions were in top gear with them and that he was optimistic that the crisis would be resolved internally.

Iyabo Adebisi

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