The factional leaders of the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ex-Governor Ayodele Fayose and Senator Biodun Olujimi, have agreed to sheath their swords and embrace peace in the interest of the PDP.
The peace agreement was announced by Governor Fayose through his aide, Lere Olayinka, on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State.
According to the statement, the two PDP leaders reached an agreement following a meeting in Lagos.
The peace meeting was attended by; Senator Duro Faseyi, Chief Dipo Anisulowo, Otunba Yinka Akerele, Tunji Odeyemi, Gboyega Oguntuase, Alhaji Lateef Ajijola, Deji Ogunsakin and Mrs Funmi Ogun.
The statement revealed that the two Ekiti fractions resolved that; “the journey to lasting and genuine reconciliation of the two groups have begun and continual and in the light of the above, all party followers of the two groups are hereby requested to sheath their sword forthwith and desist from any attack on all the leaders in the party.”
They also “unanimously agreed that only with true dialogue that we can achieve victory in our coming elective elections in Ekiti State” and “that we shall continually seek all avenues for peace and resolutions of all crises in the party within the ambit of the law.”
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