Oyinlola, others meet Fayose, seek support for Olafeso

Former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Former BOT Member, Dr Saka Balogun met with former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose and other stakeholders of the party from Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti, Osun and Ondo States today.

Our correspondent learnt that the meeting was held at the residence of the residence of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose.

The South-West chapter of the party has been embroiled in a leadership crisis between Governor Seyi Makinde and Fayose, which has polarised the party between the two leaders.

Oyinlola was appointed head of a reconciliation committee by the Makinde-led faction and the committee was derided by the Fayose faction.

However, our correspondent gathered that the Wednesday meeting with Fayose was part of the reconciliatory assignment given to Oyinlola.

One of the leaders in attendance told our correspondent that the meeting affirmed that Olafeso should be returned as the next national vice chairman of the PDP in the  South-West.

They were said to have called on Makinde to support him.

In the meeting were Engr. Femi Babalola, Alhaji Adebisi Olopoeniyan, Dr Eddy Olafeso, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo, Zone Secretary, Daisi Akintan; Caretaker Committee member, Funmi Ogun; Ogun, Ekiti, Lagos and Ogun States PDP Chairmen, Dr Sikirulai Ogundele, Otunba Bisi Kolawole, Engr Adedeji Doherty and Hon Sunday Bisi respectively.

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