PDP promises to move against rigging in South-west
The Peoples Democratic Party in the South-west has said it is preparing well to ensure that rigging is adequately tackled during the general elections.
The party’s National Vice Chairman (South-west), eddy Olafeso, said this on Friday after a meeting of the party’s stakeholders in Akure, Ondo State.
he said, “People must be vigilant. We are going to be watchful because whatever happens to Nigeria, happens to the whole world.
“On our own part, we are educating, not only the voters, we are educating members of our party and agents that they must pay attention to what they are supposed to do on the day of voting.
“We are very confident that Nigerians will do the needful and ensure that rigging did not take place in the election.
“In Africa not quite long, the people’s will prevailed. Nobody in the 21st century can lay claim to being authoritarian. That is not going to work here because our people will overcome in the final analysis.”
On the leadership crisis in the party in Ogun and ekiti states, Olafeso said the issue in Ogun had been resolved while peace and reconciliation process was ongoing in ekiti State.
he gave the assurance that the party would be united before the elections.
he added, “We are doing everything to resolve the crisis. I have spoken with both parties from Ogun, especially Senator Buruji Kashamu and Ladi Adebutu. It is a wonderful development that we have been able to unify our people at this moment.
“In ekiti State, peace process has started and we are looking at ensuring that everybody work together.
“Political party is about disagreeing to agree and we are very confident that the main issue is the victory of the party and there is understanding between Fayose and Olujimi that the PDP must win in ekiti State.”