Reconcile all interests, Lagos PDP advises Arapaja

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in advised Amb. Taofeek Arapaja, the newly elected South-West Vice-chairman of the party, to urgently embark on reconciliation of all interest groups in the zone.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports Arapaja, a former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, emerged the South-West  Vice-chairman on Monday at the party’s Zonal Delegates’ Congress held in Osogbo, Osun.

Speaking on the first task ahead of Arapaja and newly constituted zonal executives, the Publicity Secretary of PDP, Taofik Gani, told NAN was the need for more bond within the party.

Gani said: “His first task to reconcile all interests for the common purpose of winning the zone.

“Irrespective of the election results, concessions should still be considered during committees and duties. All have sense of due participation.”

He said the chapter wished Arapaja and his executives as they lead the party to greatness in the zone.

“The expected in the increase of political offices won from today till his end of tenure,” the said.

Arapaja defeated Dr Eddy Olafeso, the past Vice-chairman (South-West), 13 votes, after scoring 343 votes ,while Olafeso polled 330 votes. (NAN)