BREAKING: Oyinlola, Other PDP Leaders In Osun Nominate Adagunodo As Arapaja’s Replacement


The Osun State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party on Thursday nominated the suspended state chairman of the party, Soji Adagunodo for the position Zonal Chairman of the party in the South West.

GOALPOACHER NEWS had reported earlier that Soji Adagunodo was being tipped as replacement for Ambassador Taofiq Arapaja who was elected as PDP Deputy National Chairman (South) at the recently held national convention in Abuja on October 30-31, 2021.

According to Mouthpiece NGR, the decision to nominate Adagunodo was reached after an extensive meeting of Elders/Leaders of the party held at the residence of former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola.
The letter addressed to the leader of the party, Governor Seyi Makinde reads:

His Excellency,
Governor Seyi Makinde,
The Executive Governor of Oyo State.

Dear Sir,


We wish to congratulate you on the successful conclusion of the PDP 2021 National Convention.


We also use this medium to congratulate you as our leader in the South West and Ambasador Taofeek Arapaja on his election as the National Deputy Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party.

The State Executive Committee of Osun State Chapter of our great Party PDP wish to convey the Nominations of Hon Olasoji Adagunodo as a replacement to the position of National Vice Chairman ( Southwest zone) which was vacated by Ambasador Taofeek Arapaja after concurrent approval of the Leaders/Elder caucus in a meeting attended at the Residence of His Excellency, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola by the following BoT members and other leaders .
(1) HE Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola
(2) Alhaji Shuaib Oyedokun
(3) Sen. Dr Olu Alabi
(4) HE Erelu Olusola Obada, CON
(5) Prof. Wale Ladipo
(6) High Cheif Dele Faseru
(7) High Cheif Bayo Ajeigbe
(8) Senator Francis Ade Fadahunsi (Virtually).

However the meeting also agreed on total withdrawal of all Court Cases bordering on the leadership of the Party. Suffice that with this development all disputes on Osun State Chapter leadership has been resolved amicably and the party united as one big family.

We have seriously considered and put the progress of Osun State Chapter of PDP into consideration and taking into cognizance, the fact that we have election in the next few months and also that we have a new wave of peace by bringing everybody together and by making sure that the crises that have been bedeviling the Osun State chapter of PDP in the last three years come to an end.


HE Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola
Former Governor Osun State .

Alhaji Shuaib Oyedokun,
BoT Member/Chairman Elders’ Caucus

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