- Former Ekiti governor Fayose has warned Governor Makinde against tampering with Ekiti PDP leadership structure
- Fayose said he was ready to fight anyone who wants to take over the structure of the party in the state from him
- The former governor, however, noted that he respects Governor Makinde, adding that he was part of his emergence as Oyo governor
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The crisis in the southwest chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken another dimension as former Ekiti governor, Ayo Fayose, warned Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, against tampering with the leadership structure in Ekiti.
According to Sahara Reporters, Fayose said he was ready to fight anyone who wants to take over the structure of the party in the state from him.
Legit.ng gathers that the former governor states this on Wednesday, September 9, when he led national delegates of the PDP including the chairmen of the party in Osun, Ekiti, Lagos to Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
His words: “There has been a reasonable cold war of who and who becomes the executive of the zone. Governor Makinde has demanded that the zonal executive be sacked and a caretaker be fostered on the zone which the party did.
“But, since the caretaker committee came into being, he has not allowed them to function because he produced the chairman.
“Beyond that, the fact that there is a sitting governor does not say I should go to another man’s state. Nobody should come to my state; if you come to my state, I will face you squarely.
“I will continue to respect him because he is my brother, I love him so much and I was part of his emergence.”
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported that Fayose called on his political associates not to castigate Engr Segun Oni on any social media platforms associated with Osoko political family.
He said this via a statement on his Twitter handle.
Fayose said since Oni who was also a former governor has joined the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), there is no need to castigate, embarrass or undermine him again.
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