The PDP leads Makinde, Fayose to the Saraki panel

Written by Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja

The leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) took Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde and former Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayosa to the Reconciliation Committee and the Strategic Committee headed by Bukola Saraki.

The move came amid disagreements between the governor and the former governor over control of the PDP in the southwest.

The disagreement caused a hiccup in the planned congress in the southwest, forcing the PDP leadership to put the exercise on hold. A statement from PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan said yesterday that a legal dispute between two camps loyal to Makinde and Fayose had stalled. exercise.

Consequently, the National Working Committee (NWC) decided to hold a meeting consisting of the National Chairman, Deputy National Chairman, National Secretary, Senator Saraki and the Strategic Committee for Reconciliation, Governor Makinde and former Governor Fayose, to address the issue. concern the southwestern PDP.

“The NWC will meet on the outcome of this reconciliation meeting in the next 24 hours,” the statement said.