Members of the various PDP factions in Ogun on Monday, held a closed-door reconciliatory meeting at the hilltop residence of former Olusegun Obasanjo.
held a closed-door reconciliatory meeting at the hilltop residence of former
Chairman of the party's Board of Trustees (BOT).
Obasanjo was also the immediate past
four-hour meeting were Chief Segun Oni, a former PDP National Vice-Chairman,
South-West, Sen Jubril Martins Kuye, a former Minister of State for Finance and
Chief Sarafa Ishola, a former Minister for Mines and Steel Development.
Reportedly, those who attended the
newsmen described the meeting as fruitful.
Some of the party chieftains who addressed
was part of the moves to reposition the party ahead of the 2015 General
Kuye told newsmen that the development
caused a lot of setbacks to the party in the state, adding that it was
necessary for elders of the party to come together and "mend broken
fences", to move the party forward.
He said that the intra-party crises had
residence on the fact that ''the former president is an embodiment of peace and
a rallying point of the party both in the South-West and at the national
He hinged the choice of Obasanjo's
would be held at regular intervals to ensure that the party was united and
focused ahead of the 2015 General Elections.
Kuye said that series of such meetings
that the initiative would bring to an end the crisis which had polarised the
party and denied it of victory at the 2011 gubernatorial elections in the
Also speaking, Ishola expressed optimism
the party to return saying: "There is no end to reconciliation. All
channels of communications would be kept open."
He called on other aggrieved members of
that the party remained a formidable family and members were ready to sacrifice
personal interests for the overall good of the party.
The former minister gave the assurance