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Ekiti PDP Ward Congress Ends In Crisis As Groups Disagree


The ward congress of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) has led to disaster in Ekiti State, south-west Nigeria.

This comes as a bunch within the celebration led by the PDP Organising Secretary in Ekiti, Mr Ayo Oladimeji, accused the rapid previous governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose, and his loyalists of hijacking the method.

The train led to disaster because the group besieged the purported location the place they attacked autos stated to belong to the previous governor and his allies earlier than the intervention of safety officers.

The chief of the electoral workforce and Deputy Governor of Taraba state, Haruna Manu, couldn’t be reached for feedback earlier than leaving the state.

Addressing reporters, Oladimeji alleged that the previous governor compromised the electoral officers from Abuja by concocting faux outcomes at a resort in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

He stated, “These supplies, the outcomes; they didn’t go to these locations they had been meant to go to and people are the problems that generated issues.

“They went to hidden locations which we’ve simply found now, they wrote all the outcomes which they had been alleged to have collated on the sphere in response to the directive.”


The organising secretary stated he complained to the Taraba State deputy governor that a number of the supplies had been hijacked.

He insisted that the electoral officers didn’t go to the respective native governments the place they had been directed to conduct the congress however stayed elsewhere to put in writing the outcomes.

In his response, Fayose’s spokesman, Lere Olayinka, faulted the allegations, saying the complainants had been politically naïve.

Moderately, he accused the group of “jumping the gun” by continuing with the congress hours earlier than the arrival of the designated electoral officers from the nation’s capital.

Olayinka stated, “You don’t go right into a contest like this when you don’t have your mind intact; in case you are not in cost, in case you are not in management. On this sport, Ayo Fayose is a grasp of the sport and he simply confirmed to them that he’s a grasp of that sport.

He acknowledged that in response to the celebration’s structure, the State Working Committee has no function to play in congress.

The previous governor’s spokesman accused the group of organising a “kangaroo committee” and going from one native authorities to the opposite.

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