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Congress: NWC Didn’t Impose Delegates Loyal To Adebutu – PDP Chairman

Hon. Sikirulai Ogundele

May 08, (THEWILL) – The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, Hon. Sikirulai Ogundele, has refuted the allegation by some members of the party that its National Working Committee imposed delegates loyal to Hon Ladi Adebutu on them

It would be recalled that some aggrieved members of the party had stormed the PDP secretariat in Abeokuta, protesting the alleged imposition of delegates loyal to Adebutu by the NWC, following the outcome of the ward ad-hoc delegates congress held in the state

The ward ad-hoc delegates are to represent the state at the PDP presidential primary election slated to hold on May 29

But, reacting to the protest, Ogundele, who denied the allegation that the NWC adopted delegates loyal to Adebutu only, said that the protest was a reaction of some party members that lost out to the congress.

The chairman said that there was bound to be disagreement over the outcome of any election of delegates, describing the protest as the “grouse” of some members who were not happy with the result.

He said that the party would do everything possible to resolve the issue noting that the protest was an inter-party affairs that would soon be settled among aggrieved members.

“In all contests, we are bound to have a winner and also a loser, but the reaction you saw was that of being grouse and it is bound to happen in all contests. It is an internal issue and we are going to resolve it” Ogundele added.