PDP takes Makinde, Fayose to Saraki panel
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has taken Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde and ex-Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose to the Bukola Saraki-led Reconciliation and Strategic Committee.
The move followed festering disagreement between the governor and the Former governor over the control of the PDP in the Southwest.
The disagreement has caused hiccup in the planned congress in the Southwest, forcing the PDP leadership to put the exercise on hold.
PDP in a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Wednesday said the legal tussle by the two camps loyal to Makinde and Fayose had stalled the exercise.
The party revealed that consequently, the National Working Committee (NWC) resolved that a meeting comprising the national chairman, deputy national chairman, national secretary, the Senator Saraki-led Reconciliation and Strategic Committee, Governor Makinde and former Governor Fayose, be held for resolution of issues concerning the Southwest PDP, The Nation reported.
”The NWC will meet on the outcome of this reconciliation meeting within the next 24 hours”, the statement said.