South-West opposes consensus as Oyinlola, Oladipo battle for deputy chair’s seat

Peoples Democratic Party stalwarts in the South-West have rejected the option of consensus in filling the national positions zoned to the region. The most contentious of the positions, which party leaders have tried but failed to reach an agreement on, is the seat of Deputy National Chairman (South). The desire by former Osun State Governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, and ex-National Secretary of the party, Prof Wale Oladipo, to occupy the position, zoned to Osun State, is causing tension among party members. Trouble started when the Sunday Bisi-led Osun State chapter of the party, said to be loyal to the PDP governorship

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