Barring last minute change, the Southwest zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has concluded arrangement to hold a unification rally in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to showcase the efforts made at achieving reconciliation within the party in the Southwest.
The highlight of the rally will be the public presentation of a former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, as he formally returns to the PDP and the official collapse of the African Democratic Congress political structure into the PDP.
The party made the disclosure yesterday during the Southwest Stakeholders Forum held at the Oyo State Government House, Ibadan.
Dignitaries at the meeting included the Deputy National Chairman, South; Elder Yemi Akinwonmi; member, PDP Board of Trustees, Chief Soboyede Okanlawon; Southwest Chairman, Mr. Eddy Oyefeso and Chief Bode George.
Other dignitaries from across the six Southwest states of Lagos, Osun, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo and Ekiti included a former Minister of Defence, Erelu Olushola Obada, ex-Governor of Lagos State, Senator Kofoworola Buknor-Akerele, Dr. Doyin Okupe, Mr. Eitayo Jegede, Dr. Ladipo Adebutu and the Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Diran Odeyemi.
State chairmen in attendance included Mr. Kunmi Mustapha (Oyo), Chief Clement Faborode (Ondo), Mr. Adedeji Doherty (Lagos) among others.
Other party leaders from the region in attendance were the Zonal Secretary, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo; Organising Secretary, Mr Bankenne Fasiu Afewale among others.
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