Yobe State SUBEB recruitment portal
Connect with us

Politics

PDP Crisis Deepens As Lagos Announces It’s Own Southwest Leader

Published

on

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, has backed Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as leader of the opposition party in the south-west region.

The Chief Press Secretary to Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, made this known in a statement.

Recall that Makinde and former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayemi, are currently are loggerheads over who controls the zone for the PDP.

But Lagos PDP backed the Oyo State Governor during a stakeholders’ meeting at the government house, Ibadan, the state capital, on Saturday.

The meeting was attended by the full structure of the Lagos PDP executives, and that 12 executive council members were present out of 19 as well as the 17 non-working committee members of the party.

According to Adisa, the caretaker zonal chairman of the party, Dayo Ogunbenro, affirmed Makinde as the leader of the party in the zone.

Members of the PDP in Lagos also agreed to resolve their crisis so as to ensure that the party takes over the baton of leadership come 2023.

“The purpose of today’s meeting, to be very precise, is to thank Governor Makinde for standing by the party and to pledge total loyalty to his leadership of the South-West. No more, no less,” the Lagos PDP leaders were quoted to have said.

“We can tell you that the governor does not want anything from us. He, as the Chief Security Officer of Oyo State, needs nothing from the party, rather we are the ones who came all the way from Lagos, to plead with him to keep leading the party.

“We resolved to, irrespective of any rancor, move the party forward and we will ensure that the party takes its better seat in 2023.

“We did not come here to discuss who takes anything for zonal congress. The congress will soon come up and for all we care, we have come to restate our commitment to our own governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, and we stand by him anywhere he is going on the issue of the South West.”

Hot Nigerian Jobs 2020

The views expressed in this article are the writer’s opinion, they do not reflect the views of the Publisher of NEWS 4 NAIJA. Please report any fake news , misinformation or defamatory statements to [email protected]

VIDEO OF THE WEEK : SEX FOR GRADE IN NIGERIA

Blogger, Media PR, Web Designer Advertise Your Products, Promote Your Audio/Video On Our Platform At Very Affordable Price Contact Us Via WhatsApp Only: 07069173969 Send Your BREAKING NEWS/Articles To Us Via WhatsApp: 07069173969

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.

Trending News