Makinde, Oyo PDP Leaders Meet Over Congresses
Ahead of the ward, local government and state congresses of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, held a caucus meeting with the leaders of the party in the state.
This was as he inaugurated the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the congresses at the meeting and maintained that the party will allow internal democracy to reflect in the processes and all its actions.
Makinde stated that, though he has purchased all the nomination forms for the congresses, anyone interested in taking the forms from the PDP national secretariat should approach the national headquarters of the party.
According to a statement by media aide to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the caucus meeting had in attendance stakeholders from all the organs of the party.
Those in attendance included serving and former National Assembly members, serving and former presiding officers of the House of Assembly, members of the PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), former aides of the president and members of the party’s State Working Committee.
The statement added that the caucus meeting reaffirmed its confidence in Makinde as the leader of the PDP in Oyo State and also appreciated the governor for purchasing all the nomination forms for the congresses.
Meanwhile, a communique signed by the chairman of the Oyo State PDP, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha, indicated that the caucus made a commitment to ensure a rancour-free congress that will bring unity to the party.
The communique read in part: “The Oyo State PDP Caucus appreciated Governor Seyi Makinde for purchasing all the nomination forms for Oyo State 2021 Party Congresses at all levels.
“The Caucus reiterated its commitment to a rancour-free, peaceful and united congress where every necessary stakeholder will be carried along .
“The Caucus of the Oyo State PDP also accepted the nominations of Dr Saka Balogun, Senator Hosea Agboola, Honourable Oluyemi Taiwo, Honourable Debo Ogundoyin, Alhaja Bose Adedibu, Alhaji Hamid Gbadamosi, Chief Bayo Lawal, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha, Alhaji Wasiu Adeleke, Honourable Maruuf Atilola and Micheal Ogunsina as members of the Oyo State 2021 Local Organising Committee for the congress .
“The entire Oyo State PDP Caucus reaffirmed its belief and trust in the leadership of Engineer Seyi Makinde as the leader of the PDP in Oyo State.”