Ekiti PDP ward, LGAs chairmen sue for peace amidst Intra-party crisis

Following the protracted crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti state, the ward and local government areas chairmen have called for unity and peace among leaders and members of the party in the State.

At an elaborate meeting of leaders and members of the party in Ado-Ekiti, the Chairmen under the leadership of Chairman of All Local Government Party Chairmen, Kole Abiodun, urged all the leaders in the party to close ranks and work together to ensure peace in the forthcoming ward congress in the State.

Leaders at the meeting include: former Deputy Governor Professor Kolapo Olusola-Eleka; PDP BOT member representing Ekiti Ojo Oke; ex-Deputy Speaker Segun Adewunmi; former State Chairman, Chief Idowu Faleye; the former Commissioner for Work and Secretary Mrs. Ogun Funmilayo Theresa.

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Others were Youth Leader Tope Amerijoye; Legal Adviser Barrister Olowolafe; former Deputy Governorship candidate, Hon Deji Ogunsakin; Pastor Anjorin former state secretary and Hon Dapo Olagunju amongst others.

In a communique after the meeting by Kole Abiodun, the leaders said, ” That all local government chairmen should immediately organise a stakeholder meeting in their respective local governments to appeal to all leaders to close ranks and work together for the collective good of all and sundry. The same must be replicated at ward levels.

“That a political solution must be pursued to reduce the tension and uncertainty surrounding the status of the leadership of the party in the state. A committee should be set up to immediately interface with the National Working Committee concerning the appeal filed against the State Working Committee.

” That anyone caught involved in anti-party activities should be suspended forthwith.

” That each Local Government should nominate five notable leaders to a steering committee that will champion a reconciliatory move that will work towards ensuring a seamless congress.

” The meeting should be reconvened in two weeks.”

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