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By: Ade Adeleke
In what can be described as major plots to take over power in Ondo state comes 2020 governorship election, leaders of the opposition, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has held a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure to reposition the party for the tasks ahead.
The meeting which has in attendance the State Party Chairman, Engr. Clement Faboyede, Chairman of the State Elders Caucus, Dr. Tayo Dairo, Otunba Oluwateru, Dr. Kola Ademujimi, members of the State Working Committee, members of the State Elders Caucus, House of Reps Member-elect for Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency, Hon. Gboluga Ikengboju, leaders and representatives from the 18 Local Government Areas, dwelt on issues of party cohesion and the need to reposition the party to take back Power in Ondo State.
Welcoming members to the meeting, the State Party Chairman, Engr. Clement Faboyede thanked members for their sacrifices and efforts during the last general elections despite the huge logistical challenges.
Addressing the meeting, the 2016 governorship Candidate of the party in the state and 2019 Coordinator of the Presidential Campaign Council in the State, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) said “distinguished party leaders and men, this gathering provides us yet another opportunity at self-appraisal in our quest to daily fill the crevices and strengthen our bonds of unity, more than ever before, circumstances have positioned the PDP family in a unique place to again appreciate the aspirations and needs of Nigerians and their fears of a continuously dimming hope of the fulfillment of those aspirations under the present arrangement”.
Jegede therefore said: “Beyond individual ambitions, now is the time to promote tendencies that unite, that will answer the daily hearty prayers of the people for the PDP that it remains intact and formidable enough to build on the gains recorded during the last elections”.
The meeting ended with various committees set up to address the various issues raised and report back with their findings and suggestions for moving forward.