It’s nothing but battle of the titans in Ekiti as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ekiti state held a Congress to elect the party excos. It however turned into another thing as two different state executives emerged for the election.
At one of the delegates Congress held in Ado-Ekiti, under the supervision of the National body of the party, Chief Bisi Kolawole was elected as the new chairman of the PDP with a total vote of 1651.
In his acceptance speech, Chief Kolawole said the election of the state executive was the beginning of a new dawn in the party, with a promise to promote unity among members and bring development to the party.
On his part, a Former Governor, Chief Segun Oni urged PDP members in the state to come together and champion the course of the party.
Also, Former Governor Ayodele Fayose said the party would re-strategize to gain its rightful position in the state and charged the new executive to let the interest of the party be paramount in their hearts.
The Chairman, Electoral Committee from Abuja, Mr. Ayuba Balogun commended PDP in Ekiti for the conduct of the delegates Congress.
Similar, a former commissioner for Agriculture in Ekiti state, Mr KEHINDE Odebunmi emerged the state chairman of the PDP in another congress held in Ado Ekiti.
In his acceptance speech, Mr Odebunmi promised to reconcile all aggrieved members with a view to moving the party forwarded.
The immediate past state chairman of the party, Mr Gboyega Oguntuase who spoke through Mr Jackson ADEBAYO urged the new executive led by Mr Odebunmi to to bring all the party members together under one umbrella.
Mr BISI KOLAWOLE emerged the state PDP chairman under the camp that loyal to the former Governor, Ayodele Fayose while Mr KEHINDE Odebunmi was elected another state chairman by the group loyal to Senator Biodun Olujimi.