Yetunde Oladejo – Osogbo
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi has appealed to leaders and members of the party in Osun state to put behind them the differences occasioned by the last Saturday’s governorship primary and work towards ensuring a victorious outing for the party.
Odeyemi in a statement made available to journalists in Osogbo said the party could not afford to be divided at this time and stressed the need for a united front.
He also called on members of the party to rally round PDP candidate in September 22 governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, saying people of the state are waiting for PDP to “rescue them from the misrule of the last eight years.”
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According to him, “PDP has realistic chance of returning to power in Osun in the forthcoming election, but warned against division, saying in the interest of the people of the state, the party must approach next election as a united entity.
“I deem it necessary to call on our members to shelve all differences they harboured before the governorship primary and work together to ensure that PDP have victorious outing on September 22.
“We should all rally round our candidate, Senator Ademola Adekele, and work towards winning Osun back from the present set of people managing its affairs. We can’t afford to fail. We need everyone to back our candidate and canvass for votes across all nooks and corners of the state”, Odeyemi said.
Odeyemi reminded all governorship aspirants of the party and their supporters about an undertaken signed in which they all promised to abide by the outcome of the PDP primary, adding that with unity of purpose, Osun PDP is government in waiting.