How Seyi Makinde Dumped Oyinlola To Back Arapaja To Emerge Deputy National How Seyi Makinde Dumped Oyinlola To Back Arapaja To Emerge Deputy National Chairman Of PDP (South)
Former Osun State Governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola before now was set to emerge as the National Chairman of the PDP. But the story changed when the zoning committee of the PDP zoned the National Chairmanship of the PDP to the North and the subsequent ratification of such decision by the NEC.
It appears fresh crisis may be brewing in the Southwest Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after a party source revealed to the Punch that Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde is backing the candidacy of Taofeek Arapaja, for the post of deputy National chairman at the 30th and 31st of October national convention because there is a possibility he may end up being the national chairman of the party.
Wadata Plaza, the national headquarters of the opposition People's Democratic Party, PDP will be busy today as party stakeholders arrive for the NEC meeting of the PDP. Photo Credit: Vanguard Today's NEC meeting is very important because the NEC will rectify or reject the decision of the zoning committee which zoned the national chairmanship of the PDP to the North.
It's barely Nine days to the PDP National Convention, Following the release of the screening results of Aspirants by the National Convention Screening Sub Committee, Below is a list of Four Candidates that 'll slug it out for the Deputy National Chairmanship Positions. Deputy National Convention (South)
Sequel to the release of final list of Candidates who have been cleared to participate in the forthcoming National Convention of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), A Former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and the Incumbent National Vice-chairman (South-West) of the PDP, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja 'll be in contention for the PDP Deputy National Chairmanship (South) Position.
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As the Elective National Convention of the PDP is fast approaching, According to The Nation, The Position of the National Secretary was zoned to the South. Thus, the Two Prominent Politicians from the Region believed to be aspiring for the Top Position are Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola It will be recalled that the Former Governor of Osun State has previously declared his intention to contest for the National Chairmanship Position but he later lost out in the Race as the Seat of the National Chairman was zoned to North.
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National Convention: PDP clears Ayu, Oyinlola, Ciroma, 24 others for NWC election PHOTO CREDIT: Premium Times A former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, and a former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Taofeek Arapaja, have been cleared by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest elections into the National Working committee (NWC) of the party during the forthcoming national convention.
As the 2023 Presidential race is fast approaching, the Presidential Aspirants have been reaching out to their loyalists in their various Political Parties ahead 2023 Presidential race. However, the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has zoned the Position of National Chairman of the Party to the North which means the Presidency will likely be zoned to the South.
Ahead of the PDP National Convention scheduled to hold on the 30th and 31st of October, 2021, Three Political Gladiators from the South-West are set to slug it out for the Position of the Deputy National Chairman. It will be recalled that the zone refused to agree to pick a Consensus Candidate for the Position.
The South-West caucus of the PDP is yet to put its house in order ahead of the National Convention of the PDP which will take place on October 30 and 31st. Governor Seyi Makinde who is the only PDP Governor in the zone appears to be in control of PDP in the South-West and top PDP stakeholders in the zone are happy with it.
The PDP seems to have shifted its attention from south to north. Originally, the party said that the southwest region would produce the newest chairman of the party only to just reverse its decision. Meanwhile, two top politicians may still want the national chairman of the party to emerge from southern Nigeria.
The former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Prince Uche Secondus should withdraw the suits filed against the Party from the court, before the National Convention of the Party. It should be recalled that Secondus filed suits against how he was removed as the National Chairman of the Party.
Chief Olagunsoye Oyinlola might emerge as the next National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). The 70years-old PDP Chieftain is leaving nothing to chance in his quest to Succeed Prince Uche Secondus.Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola Photo Credit: Facebook There are several factors that may work in favour of the Former Governor of Osun State.
The former National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Prof. Wale Oladipo might be making edge over the former Governor of the Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola to become the Deputy National Chairman of Party, Southwest chapter. It should be recalled that Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola had earlier contested for the Position of National Chairman of the Party, before it was later zoned to the North.
Ahead of the National Convention of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the jostle for key positions of the party has been heightened. Photo credit: Vanguard In the South-West region, there have been several controversies as influential political players try to grab the position of Deputy National Chairman (South) zoned to the region ahead of the National Convention of the party.
Ahead of the forthcoming PDP National Convention, According to a report by the Tribune, the South-West Zonal Executive Committee of the PDP has adopted Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has the Consensus Candidate for the Position of the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Party. Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola
Governors Elected under the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform recently announced the Zoning of the Party's National Chairmanship Position to the Northern Region. Thus, there are Prominent Southern Politicians who may likely withdraw from the National Chairmanship Race due to the recent development. They are
Photo Credit: Naija News It is no longer news that the Peoples Democratic Party Governors has agreed to zone its chairmanship office to the North. The announcement was made by Governor Ifeanyi Uguanyi, Chairman of the National Convention Zoning Committee. The declaration came as a shock to many observers who had earlier concluded that the office would be zoned to the South so that the North gets the presidency.
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Photos Credit: Google Chairmanship: Oyinlola loses out as PDP zones office to North The quest by former Osun State governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, to become the next national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday came to an end, following the zoning of the office to the North by the party.