Ajibola Olusoji, Ibadan
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West geo-political zone have resolved to reposition the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.
This formed part of the communique issued at the end of their meeting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday.
The meeting which had in attendance the Deputy National Chairman, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; former Osun State governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola; former Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose; his predecessor in office, Chief Segun Oni; former Deputy National Chairman of the party, Chief Olabode George and other critical stakeholders, resolved to ensure the party is built into a strong indissoluble structure.
The communique further indicated that the party discussed various issues bordering on unity, oneness and togetherness in the South-West PDP, and how to reposition the party.
It reads in part, “The Leaders of the PDP South-West, from the six States of Lagos, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo and Osun met today, 19th June, 2020, discussed extensively on various issues bordering on the unity, oneness and togetherness of the South-West PDP and resolved as follows:
“That the PDP South-West should remain an indivisible, united and strong entity under the PDP’s umbrella.
“That positions zoned to the South-West should, henceforth, be fairly and equitably shared within the various States/Sub-zones of Lagos/Ogun; Ekiti/Ondo and Oyo/Osun to create a sense of belonging in the respective States/Sub-zones.
“That rotation of the various positions amongst the States/Sub-zones will create a higher sense of unity, togetherness, fairness and justice among the various States/Sub-zones.
“The above-mentioned resolutions of the meeting are intended to create a sense of belonging, fairness, justice and unity and will be fully implemented as we progress in our programmes in the future to come.”