Senator Biodun Olujimi, the factional leader of the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, described the recent warning by ex-Governor Ayodele Fayose to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as an “empty threat”.
The lawmaker who represents Ekiti South Senatorial District noted that Makinde was welcome to visit Ekiti State and help in the reconciliation efforts.
Fayose had warned Makinde not to intefere in the Ekiti PDP politics, saying that his position as the zonal leader of the party does not give him the right.
However, Olujimi who spoke at Omuo Ekiti while donating empowerment materials to her constituents, said; “Governor Seyi Makinde is welcome in Ekiti anytime. He should even come now so that we can celebrate him. Fayose’s comment was just an empty threat.
“We say unequivocally that governor Makinde is the PDP leader of the zone. Why should the party allow Fayose to conduct the congresses without following due process? We will resist a man who contributed to the failure of our party in Ekiti and the zone. We are resolute to rescue the party,” she added.
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