A member of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees, Alhaji Shuaib Oyedokun, on Monday said the PDP would win governorship elections in Lagos and other South-West states in the next elections. Oyedokun stated in Osogbo, that President Goodluck Jonathan and the national leadership of the PDP were in support of the bid to wrest power from the Action Congress of Nigeria and Labour Party in the zone.
The assertion by Oyedokun followed a promise by the Osun State PDP
Chairman, Alhaji Gani Olaoluwa, that the PDP would probe Governor Rauf
Aregbesola’s tenure – if the PDP defeats the ACN in the state.
Oyedokun explained that the PDP would win the Osun and Ekiti
governorship elections in 2014 and then follow up the feat by beating the LP in Ondo State and ACN in Ogun, Oyo and Lagos states.
Olaoluwa spoke at the PDP secretariat in Osogbo during a ceremony to
commemorate the first anniversary of the executive of Osun PDP in
The Osun PDP party chairman said, “When we assume power next year by
God’s grace, we are going to ask Governor Aregbesola how Osun money was spent.
“We just hear about millions and billions of naira; we do not know
where they are or how they are spent. PDP will call for accountability
and probity when we assume power because the people of Osun need to know
how their money is spent.”
Olaoluwa said any of the four governorship aspirants of the party
would defeat Aregbesola in the governorship election because Osun people
were fed up with the ACN in Osun State.
The four governorship aspirants of the party are Chief Iyiola
Omisore, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, Chief Oluwole Oke and Senator
Many leaders of the party took turns to castigate the Aregbesola
administration, which they faulted for demolishing buildings in the
Olaoluwa announced an advisory committee, which comprises notable
leaders of the party like former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola and the
Minister of State for Defence, Mrs Olusola Obada.
The party chairman announced a member, PDP Board of Trustees, Alhaji Shauib Oyedokun, as the chairman.
Chief Olu Alabi, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, former Speaker, Osun State
House of Assembly, Chief Adejare Bello; former Chairman, Osun PDP,
Alhaji Ademola Rasak; Mrs Remi Wilson, Senator Yinka Omilani, Alhaji
Tajudeen Oladipo, Prof Wale Oladipo, and Chief Lere Oyewunmi, are part
members of the committee.