PDP Held Closed-Door Reconciliatory Meeting at Obasanjo’s Residence

PDP Held Closed-Door Reconciliatory Meeting at Obasanjo’s Residence

Members of the various PDP factions in Ogun on Monday,

held a closed-door reconciliatory meeting at the hilltop residence of former

Olusegun Obasanjo.

PDP Held Closed-Door Reconciliatory Meeting at Obasanjo’s Residence

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

Elections.

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

level.''

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

state.

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

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