PDP may lose 2022 governorship poll in Ekiti, Olujimi warns

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Sen. Biodun Olujimi has called on the leadership of the Peoples Democratic (PDP) to reconcile contending groups in Ekiti State or risk losing the 2022 Governorship election.

Olujimi, a former Minority Leader in the Senate, gave the warning Sunday in Omuo-Ekiti, Ekiti East Council area while commissioning blocks of classrooms and distributing fertilizers and inputs to in Ekiti South.
She said the has no luxury of and expedite action to settle the disputes among members in the state.
Olujimi maintained that the Uche Secondus-led Working Committee commence genuine process of reconciliation as any delay might spell doom for the party in the forthcoming election.
The lawmaker representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, however, cautioned leaders of the party in the state against placing curse on perceived opponent of anointed candidates for the election.
Olujinmi said such action was not only unacceptable, but also condemnable.
She said that the party leaders in Ekiti are expceted to preach peace, and reconciliation.
”Winning elections require the support of all party and women.
“There is no doubt that is running out for PDP in Ekiti, I believe that we explore avenue before we embark on any extraneous steps.
”The party leadership must sit down and look at all the issues and resolve amicably, failure to do so will not be palatable for the party and I am sure the party is aware of this.

“ If they don’t do that, the party may not be able to focus on the task ahead and we don’t want the PDP to be out of the picture in 2022.
We need to guard against it,” she said.
“The language of leadership should be peace, and reconciliation, because political parties operate open door policy, In words, you are free to join and you are free to leave.
“This leadership that we laid claim to cannot be conferred by us, It is the people that will confer it on us.

“That is why we need to always respect our followers and consider them in decision making.
“ In all of this only one person will be candidate and only one person will be , and it is only God that can anoint the person, So, in political participation, there should be decency.
“We have to be nice to each and ensure that there is peace,” she said.