PDP S/W Crisis: Wike Sets To End The Leadership Battle Amongst Southwest PDP
The governor of River state Gov. Nyeson Wike has made move to reconcile the two warring leaders of the south west which is the former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose and the governor of Oyo state, Engr. Seyi Makinde.
The Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, who’s the lone governor undsr the party platform is constitutionally the leader of the party, but Ayodele Fayose have refused to accept him as the leader due to his few political experience, hence, he might not be able to manage the party internal affairs propeely.
In a bid to forestall peace between the duo, a meeting has been scheduled and other prominent leaders of the party to beld on thursday in Ibadan.
Todaysolash.com learnt that the meeting will hold at the Oyo State Government House, Agodi, with PDP leaders on the side of Fayose as well as those with Governor Makinde in attendance.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike will also be in attendance.
Meanwhile, Seyi Makinde and Fayose were said to have been seen in portharcourt on sunday, speculations were that the meeting at Wike’s house on sunday is yielding positive fruit as the leaders have agreed to sit together to iron out their difference.
After meeting Wike, Fayose and Makinde boarded a flight to Akure on Monday morning where Makinde attended the Southwest and Miyetti Allah meeting , while Fayose left for Ekiti.
In a chat with our correspondent, the spokesperson to ex-Governor Fayose, Lere Olayinka, confirmed that Makinde and Fayose were in Port Harcourt but could not confirm what Wike discussed with them. His words:
” Fayose was actually in Port Harcourt but I don’t know what they discussed. Fayose usually go to Port Harcourt and he returned to Ekiti on Monday via the Akure International Airport. ”