The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted that the former Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has no moral right to castigates about the leadership of the party in the South West.

The party complained against the statement credited to Fayose on Wednesday, warned the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, not to interfere to the leadership of the party in Ekiti and other parts of South West states.

According to the statement released by the Chairman of the party in Ogun State, Hon. Samson Bamgbose, in Abeokuta on Thursday, quoted him as saying that it was an irony of destiny that Fayose who failed to give legally-recognised Ogun State PDP Exco to function since 2016 could be complaining of interference.

“We are surprised that Mr. Fayose could be talking of the need to allow some persons to complete their terms and run the party in their states, whereas he is the master of impunity and meddlesomeness.

“He is the brain behind the impostors that he has been associating with in Ogun State. He has been supporting them against the Rule of Law since his days as governor of Ekiti State.

“He truncated the tenure of the South West Zonal Exco as well as that of Prof. Wale Oladipo and the late Alhaji Fatai Adeyanju as National Secretary and National Auditor. He ran the party like his personal business when he was the only PDP governor in the South West.”

The statement continues, “We have been following Mr. Fayose’s forlorn dream to be the imperial leader of the PDP in the South West in spite of the fact that he is not the only former governor of the PDP in the zone.

“We do not know what he stands to gain in undermining notable leaders and elders of the PDP in the South West, especially the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, who God has chosen to be the new leader of the PDP in the South West.

“It is high time Mr. Fayose woke up from his dream and faced the reality that his time has passed and a new leader has emerged; and we must genuinely accept Engr. Makinde without any dispute as the one who has been anointed by the Almighty God to lead us in the South West PDP at this point in time

“When Mr. Fayose held sway as the Governor of Ekiti State, he never allowed anyone to challenge him. He bamboozled and suppressed everyone as governor even when we had the more experienced and mature Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as governor of Ondo State.”

The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) urged all eminence leaders and elders of the PDP like Chief Bode George, Alhaji Shuaibu Oyedokun, Senator Abiodun Olujinmi and Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, among others, to support Makinde to move PDP to glorious destination.

Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) surprised why former governor of Ekiti state enjoys condemning the moral legacies of others and defending his own.

The party said further, “Mr. Fayose takes delight in betraying his friends because of his selfish interest. After our beloved leader, the late Senator Buruji Kashamu supported him to emerge as the Governor of Ekiti State in 2014, he betrayed him and nearly drove him out of the PDP.

“He worked against the PDP and Senator Olujinmi’s re-election but God disappointed him.

“We would have thought that that would have taught him a lesson. But no, he continues with his unbridled arrogance and bloated ego."

“It urged the Governors and other national leaders of the PDP “to call Mr. Fayose to order before he plunges the PDP in the South West into another round of avoidable crisis because of his unbridled ambition and insatiable hunger for power.”

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