A Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) faction, loyal to Senator Biodun Olujimi has affirmed its adoption of Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde, because the occasion’s Southwest zonal chief.
The faction made the declaration in Omuo-Ekiti in Ekiti-East Native Authorities Space on Thursday.
PDP factional chairman, Kehinde Odebunmi, was among the many dignitaries on the occasion.
The members condemned former Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose, for warning Makinde towards visiting the State.
Olujimi, who introduced working instruments to some constituents, defined why Makinde was adopted.
The lawmaker representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, mentioned: “I thank all of you for adopting Governor Seyi Makinde because the chief of the occasion within the southwest. That was what we did when Governor Ayodele Fayose was the only governor within the zone.
“Former Governor Fayose is a frontrunner of the PDP and one of many most of the PDP leaders that we’ve within the southwest. He isn’t the one chief and former governors, there have been many.
“Governor Makinde was adopted, as a result of he’s an honest, understanding and educated individual. The southwest NASS caucus had adopted him. I heard Fayose mentioned the caretaker within the zone has not been allowed to operate, why ought to he say that? As a result of he had strangulated the caretaker committee in Ekiti.
“What has Makinde performed? He mentioned we must always wait and resolve this disaster earlier than conducting the congresses, as a result of no particular person can run Ekiti and ship. Governor Seyi Makinde is welcome in Ekiti anytime. He ought to even come now, in order that we are able to have a good time him. Fayose’s remark was simply an empty menace.
“We are saying unequivocally that Governor Seyi Makinde is the chief of the zone. Why ought to occasion enable Fayose to conduct the congresses with out following due course of? We are going to resist a person who contributed to the failure of our occasion in Ekiti and the zone. We’re resolute to rescue the occasion.”