As the PDP National Convention is fast approaching, it's no longer a news that the Position of the National Publicity Secretary has been zoned to the South-West. Ahead of the Convention scheduled for 30th and 31st of October, 2021, According to the Vanguard, The Two Contenders for the Top Position are
Photo Credit: Vanguard Only a few years ago not many people knew a lot about Seyi Makinde, the current Governor of Oyo State. He is unlike most Nigerian politicians because he made his name in the business world. But since he emerged as Governor in 2019, Makinde has risen fast on the ladder of political power and influence.
The Reconciliation meeting of The Peoples Democratic Party PDP Vice chairman in southwest, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja with one of the chieftains of the Party, Alhaji Bisi Olopoeyan in Ibadan, oyo state is a right decision at the right time. It should be recalled that Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja emerged as Chairman of PDP in southwest in the just concluded Congress of the Party.
Two key issues may make both Ayodele Fayose and Seyi Makinde clash again. They are the most powerful politicians of the People's Democratic Party in the southwest region. And there would be clash of interest over two matters within the party. Even the two issues may be the last straw to break the carmel's back.
The Peoples Democratic Party PDP may be finding it difficult to win the forthcoming Polls in the state. Not that the Party has not done the right thing for the People of the state. The Party has fulfilled her electioneering campaigns in the state but nevertheless, the Party may find it difficult to win the 2023 Governorship and Presidential race.
Process calibrated to exclude us l won’t appeal screening committee’s verdict Dayo Johnson – Akure The former National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Southwest and a contestant to the position of Publicity Secretary, Dr Eddy Olafeso has said that the alleged petitions written against three of them were by faceless individual.
The visitation of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to Senator Abiodun Olujimi will harmonize the Party in the Southwest. Abiodun Olujimi is a senator representing Ekiti south at the senate House, Abuja. She a minority Leader at the senate House. Olujimi was a former Deputy Governor to the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose.
The southwest region would produce the national vice chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the region is free to use whatever pattern or method it deems fit for the purpose of the election. But the consensus approach can only divide the southwest zone of the party into fragments.
We are one big family despite our ambitions.The southwest zonal congress has proven naysayers wrong that despite our ambitions, our love for Peoples Democratic Party is supreme.I congratulate my brothers, Ambassador Taofik Arapaja and Dr Eddy Olafeso, the Chairman elect and former chairman of the PDP in southwest zone.
The former president of the House of Senate may want to try his luck again in the race for the presidency. He lost the PDP ticket to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in 2018 and he was unable to contest for the presidency in 2019. If he wants to be an aspirant again, he needs to consult at least four strongest politicians of the People's Democratic Party.
Ahead of the PDP National Convention scheduled for the 30th and 31st of October, 2021, the Party's Screening Sub Committee has disqualified Three Aspirants from the Race, they are Dr. Eddy Olafeso (Ondo State), Okey Muo-Aron (Anambra State) and Professor Wale Oladipo (Osun State) from contesting for the positions of National Publicity Secretary, National Secretary and Deputy National Chairman (South) respectively.
Buhari Doing His Best For Nigeria- Senate President Lawan. President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan says President Muhammadu Buhari is trying his best possible to ensure that things are okay with Nigeria. This is as Mr Buhari’s insufferable regime continues with its lethargic response to security and economic challenges. However, Punch Newspaper reported that Mr Lawan while at the launch of Potiskum Emirate Central Mosque Appeal Fund at Potiskum, Yobe State on Saturday, said the leadership of the National Assembly
If I Had Been Killed at PDP South West Congress, Makinde Won't Send Ramadan Gifts ---Olopoeyan Fumes
The crisis in Oyo State chapter of the ruling party might not have ended as theChieftain of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Alhaji AbdulRosheed Adebisi Olopoeyan rejected Governor Makinde's Ramadan Gifts sent to him.Chief Olopoeyan cited that if he had been killed at the just concluded South West PDP zonal congress held in Osogbo, Osun state capital, Governor wouldn't have sent him Ramada gifts.
The much awaited Southwest PDP congress has come and gone. People have been elected into different offices. These people would be in charge of the affairs of the party in the Southwest for the period they have been elected for. The main focus of the congress was the election of the Southwest PDP chairmanship position. The election came and the result was announced and the former Oyo Deputy Governor Taofeek Arapaja won the southwest chairmanship seat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was announced as
It's no longer news that the People's Democratic Party (PDP) have been facing many internal issues for many months.There have been reports that there is a feud between the former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose and the current governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde.
Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde faction came out victorious in the last Southwest PDP Congress that took place in Osun State.Though the Congress was full of Irregularities as complained by Fayose's faction.Some Hoodlums were caught with weapons during the Congress but nevertheless, congratulations to Governor Seyi Makinde faction.
A former chieftain of the People's Democratic Party, Dr. Eddy Olafeso, in an interview with The PUNCH, opined that hunger may do more harm than insecurity and health concerns in the country.Dr. Eddy Olafeso When asked his thoughts on inflation and the hike in the prices of foodstuff, Dr. Olafeso who was the immediate past national vice-chairman for PDP (south-west), said the reason for food scarcity in the country is obvious.
Ayo Fayose has revealed to the public that he will not challenge the outcome of the South - West congress in the court he made this known when he tweeted Let all well wishers of our party be assured that the Fayose Group in the South-West PDP that I lead by God's grace, will stand by our words and will not challenge the outcome of the South-West Congress in the court. PDP remains our only hope and that of Nigerians at large. It must therefore be jealously preserved by our priceless sacrifice. This is our bond.
There are at least two mistakes that Seyi Makinde needs to avoid after the PDP congress held on Monday in the Osun State capital, Osogbo.The Oyo State governor needs to be more careful at this time more than ever.The election was keenly contested between Alhaji Taofeek Arapaja, who was a deputy governor in Oyo State and a former ambassador to Jordan, and Mr. Eddy Olafeso, who used to be the national vice chairman of the PDP (southwest).
Untold story of South West PDP congress: FURTHER details emerged on Friday as to how a former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, lost his bid to return the immediate past National Vice Chairman (South West) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Eddy Olafeso, to the position he held until he resigned to seek the Ondo governorship seat last year. Nigerians Should Have Good Voting Experience —INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it wants Nigerians to have a good voting