South West PDP has thrown its weight behind southern presidency.
9Janewshub.com.ng reports that the South West Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has thrown its weight behind southern governor’s forum that the next president of Nigeria should come from the south.
South West PDP on Tuesday during a zonal meeting that was held at the Oyo State Government House, Agodi, Ibadan made known its stand.
Reading the communique, the National Vice Chairman of PDP, Mr Olasoji Adagunodo,the south west PDP demanded that all dispute resolution mechanisms be employed to unite members in the party.
The party also called for fairness, justice and equity in the distribution of federal positions and appointments adding that it would support all efforts geared towards national cohesion through equitable sharing of federal positions among the geopolitical zones.
Earlier,the host governor, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state appealed to the leaders of the Peoples’ Democratic party in the south west to be united ahead of the 2023 general election.
Governor Makinde therefore enjoined PDP South West party gladiators to shield their sword and allow peace to reign in the interest of the party.
The meeting was attended by stalwarts and chieftains of the party in their large numbers.
Among chieftains of the party that attended the meeting are ex-Osun state governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Chief Bode George, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, Taofik Arapaja, and others.