Ex- Gov. Segun Oni hails South West PDP congress



  Gov. Segun Oni of Ekiti state has lauded successful of South West congress of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

governor made this known in a statement he personally signed in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday.

outcome of PDP Southwest congress and spirit of sportsmanship demonstrated by stakeholders was a testament to resilience and determination of the party’s leadership and members to forge a new and purposeful beginning.

“I congratulate Mr Taofeek Arapaja and other officials elected at Oshogbo Congress to serve our zone.

“I urge them to prioritise fellowship building and work with everyone to build a party that will all and return us to our winning .

“This is an opportunity to build on our strength from State, what Gov. Seyi Makinde is doing and the PDP to the darling of the people of the Southwest and by extension Nigeria,” he said.

He commended the party’s intervention at the national level; the reconciliation initiated by President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Gov. Olagunsoye Oyinlola, which has helped to navigate some difficult political terrains.

“It is heartening that all sides have accepted the outcome of the congress.

“I want to use this opportunity to commend former Gov. Ayodele Fayose, Sen. Biodun Olujimi and other party leaders for showing that we can rise above political sentiments and personal concerns,” he said.(NAN)