By CHIBUZO Ukaibe
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and member representing Obokun/ Oriade Federal Constituency of Osun State, Hon. Busayo Wole Oke has declared that the position of Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde as PDP leader in the South-west political zone is indisputable.
In a statement made available to news men in Abuja, Hon Oke stated that by party practice, Makinde, who is the only PDP governor in the South West, emerges the leader party in the zone.
“No loyal and committed member of the PDP family should chanllenged the noble arrangement in the over all interest of the Party except for selfish interest.”
The lawmaker said beyond the convention which makes Makinde as the only incumbent PDP governor in the zone become the party leader, Ondo governor’s decency, finesse, humility, decorum and love for his fellow party men, contributes to his broad appeal within the party in the zone and the country at large.
“He’s educated, deep and exposed. He has lots of experience and is a core professionals before coming into power. We can gain a lot from him.”
Cautioning party members and leaders against interfering in this position, the lawmaker said “anybody grandstanding is on his own, as the party is greater than anybody”.
The law maker who is also chairs the House Committee on Public Accounts, urged leaders from the zone to support Makinde’s leadership for progress and unity of the party ahead of the 2023 general election.