The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that it is no more news that the Nigerian electorate has lost confidence in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Chairman, PDP Caretaker Committee in Oyo State, Hon. Tunde Akogun who made this revelation on Wednesday in Ibadan the state capital at the maiden meeting of his committee, declared that the chances of the party to win next general elections in the state are bright.
Akogun noted that the function of the committee was to deliver the state to the PDP fold in 2019.
He, however, warned members of the party against unapproved meeting.
He said “It is no more news that the Nigerian electorate has lost confidence in the APC led Federal Government and if we observe the disenchantment caused by recent avoidable controversies in the state, the chances of a united and virile PDP to win subsequent elections in Oyo State is very bright.”
Akogun also declared that the party had fixed its ward congresses for Saturday 21 October, local government congresses for Saturday 28th October, while the state congress has been slated for 4th of November this year.
While speaking on the importance of the meeting, Akogun said that the meeting will help the elected members of the party to take part in the forthcoming national congress.
Akogun vowed to do everything possible to have a viable and active party acceptable to the masses, adding that the party’s glory will be restored.
He added that he will ensure free, fair and transparent atmosphere to members in repositioning the party.
He said, “We will conclude our assignment by supervising the conduct of congress at the ward on Saturday, 21-10-17 while local government councils comes up on Saturday 28-10-17 and the state Saturday 04-11-2017 to enable our elected candidates vote at the national convention coming soon.
“Let me appeal to all of you to give us your sincere and fullest cooperation in order to finish the job successfully and as scheduled.
“Let me warn that on no account should anyone convocation a PDP meeting at the state level without my approval as any such person(s) will be sanctioned.
“On our part, the secretary and I will do everything possible to have a viable and active party which will be acceptable to the masses that will restore our lost glory even within this very limited time.
“We will ensure a free, fair, transparent and conducive atmosphere to all members in order to reposition our great party for victory.”