- Ahead of the 2022 Ekiti state governorship election, the opposition PDP has revealed that the aspirants would be given leverage regarding their decision-making process
- This decision was reached when the aspirants met with executives of the party during the two-day reconciliation meeting by the party
- Meanwhile, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, disclosed that 17 aspirants and other stakeholders attended the meeting
Abuja- The opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured members that it will not impose its position on the 17 aspirants in the run-up for the 2022 governorship elections.
This is as the aspirants met with stakeholders at a two-day reconciliation meeting to reach a truce concerning the 2022 governorship elections, The Punch reports.
The meeting convened in Abuja by the Iyorchia Ayu-led National Working Committee began on Monday evening, December 20 and ended on Tuesday, December 21.
Giving the position during a press briefing at the end of the meeting, the new PDP National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba said the people will be allowed to decide for themselves, The Nigerian Tribune added.
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He disclosed that the 17 aspirants and other stakeholders who attended the reconciliation meeting have been asked to return to the state to continue their efforts and report back to the national leadership.
“We are not imposing any position. Ekiti people will decide what they want to do and we will only be a moderator and to help them in achieving the goal of uniting the party."
Convention: PDP is back, stronger and ready to rescue Nigeria, former governor of Ekiti state, Oni declares
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a former governor of Ekiti state, Chief Segun Oni, has expressed satisfaction over the turnout of events at the just concluded national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held in Abuja, on Sunday, October 31.
The chieftain says the successful conduct of the convention signalled the return of the party, one that is stronger and ready to rescue Nigeria.
It was reported that Oni made this disclosure through a statement he issued on Sunday, October 31, in Abuja.
Governor Fayemi speaks on intention for 2023 presidency
In other news, Governor Fayemi disclosed that only God can decide his political future with special regard to the 2023 presidency
The governor said this on Sunday, September 27, during an interview where he responded to questions on joining the presidential race.
He explained that at the moment his focus is on ending well as a governor by working hard to deliver the benefits of democracy to the people,