SAKI: PDP Aspirants Reject Imposition Of Femi Julius As Consensus Candidate
Contrary to a statement credited to one of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, aspirants under the platform of the party for Saki West State Constituency have said they haven’t agreed with the decision of stakeholders to impose Honourable Femi Julius Okedoyin as the consensus candidate of the party.
The aspirants who confirmed truly that the leaders of the party met them to resolve the issues said there wasn’t anytime at the meeting they agreed to allow the imposition of Hon Julius Okedoyin stands as the consensus candidate.
In a statement made available to newsmen, on Friday, in Saki, they called for a free, fair and credible elections to determine the candidate of the party in the 2023 general election.
The aspirants namely Barr. Hassan Ajibade, Mr Adekunle Koleosho, Mr Ayuba Bagbansoro, Mr Olabode Adeniyi, Mr Muizudeen Moshood Agbarikewu, Mr Seyi Olanrewaju, Mr Malik Aderogba and Mr Adekola Wahab Sikirullah called on the leaders to allow Democratic process takes effect rather than imposition.
The statement read in part: “Our attention has been drawn to the statement credited to one of our party leaders at the last general meeting of the party that we have agreed with the imposition of Honourable Femi Julius as our consensus candidate. We want to state categorically that we haven’t agreed with the so called consensus arrangements.
“Truly, some leaders of the party met us to find solution to the issues but we made our stand known by saying no to imposition, let Democratic process takes effect. We didn’t agree at the meeting that the imposition should stand.”