Ekiti South PDP leaders declare support for Atiku, Olujimi – Veloxnews


From Priscilla Ediare, Ado EkitiLeaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti South Senatorial District of Ekiti State, on Sunday, declared their total support for the PDP’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the 2023 presidential election.The leaders and stakeholders from the six local government areas in the region, also reaffirmed their resolve to collectively work for the re-election of the Senator representing Ekiti South in the Senate, Biodun Olujimi, and other party candidates from the zoneThe leaders warned some loyalists of former Governor Ayodele Fayose that were embarking on alleged anti-party activities to refrain or face disciplinary action.Their declaration followed the recent announcement by some loyalists of the former Governor Fayose in the zone, to endorse the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial candidate in Ekiti South, Hon. Yemi Adaramodu.The leaders made their position known, in a communique signed by the party’s Chairman in the District, Chief Femi Tijani, after a meeting attended by 40 bigwigs across the six council areas in the axis.The communique, read by the PDP State Legal Adviser, Barr Sunday Olowolafe, said they decided to adopt Atiku, Olujimi and other House of Representatives and State House of Assembly candidates in the district to prove their loyalty to PDP.The communique reads:“That we remain resolute in our resolve to collectively work to ensure victory of our presidential candidate and vice Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa in the February 25 2023 Presidential election.“That members of the PDP in the South Senatorial District of Ekiti State remain committed and resolute to the People’s oriented ideology of our great party, PDP.“That we reiterate our resolve to collectively and assiduously work together to ensure the victory of all candidates in the forthcoming general elections slated for 25th February 2023.”The leaders warned those stoking the fire of discord in the PDP, by flaunting anti-Olujimi cards and threatening to work against her interest in the Senatorial contest to be wary of their actions.It added further: “That the outstanding performance of distinguished Senator Olujimi in our great party, more particularly in the Ekiti South Senatorial District, has further earned PDP confidence of securing more votes and winning the next general elections in Ekiti State.“That PDP members in Ekiti South Senatorial District and the general public should disregard the report of some people parading themselves as anti -Olujimi and to other candidates of PDP in Ekiti South Senatorial District against the interest of our great party.“Hence we state categorically and unequivocally that those people causing confusion should have a rethink in the interest of PDP.“Sequel to this ugly development, we the executives of PDP in the South senatorial district wish to advise individuals violating the extant provisions of Section 58 [1](a) to (x) of the PDP constitution(as amended), to desist from acts and actions that can impede the progress of our great party to avoid disciplinary action as provided by the party’s constitution.“That we are voting Senator Biodun Olujimi as our party’s senatorial candidate and all other candidates of the PDP in Ekiti South Senatorial district.”

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