PDP crisis: Makinde creating division in South West – Olafeso

Following crisis rocking the South-West zone of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the immediate past National Vice-Chairman of the party in the zone, Eddy Olafeso yesterday accused Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde of creating division within the party in the zone.


According to Olafeso, the zonal meeting of the party held in Ibadan at the instance of Makinde was responsible for the division.


The Ondo State chapter of the PDP is backing the Ibadan meeting while Olafeso while other PDP chieftains in the state are in support of the PDP South-West zonal meeting held in Lagos State at the instance of former Governor Ayodele Fayose.


However, Olafeso emphasized that the Lagos meeting was held because many leaders were not invited to the Ibadan meeting as the party’s constitution had made provisions for number of persons to attend PDP zonal meeting. While speaking on the situation to newsmen in Akure,


Olafeso, who expressed optimism that the South-West PDP would soon resolve its crisis, urged the Ondo State chapter of the party to look for solution and not make any attempt to further divide the party.

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