PDP crisis: Bayelsa gov meets Bode George


As part of efforts to resolve the post-national convention crisis of the Peoples Democratic Party, the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday met with a chairmanship aspirant and former Board of Trustees member, Chief Bode George, at his Lagos residence.

Dickson, who also heads the party’s national reconciliation committee, was warmly received by George and some other chieftains of the party in Lagos State.

Dickson was accompanied by a large delegation, which included former ministers and PDP bigwigs.

They are Ambassador Aminu Wali, John Odey, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, Onyeama iUgochukwu, Abdul Bingo, Lorenzo Malam; and the party’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan.

On the side of George were former ministers, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, Adeseye Ogunleye, Erelu Okusola Obada, Elder Wole Oyelese; ex-deputy governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Kofo Bucknor-Akerele; amobg others.

Dickson urged George s D his associates not to dump PDP as a result of the issues arising from the convention and prayed for the success of the new executive.

Dickson said the party needs the South-West to succeed and can therefore not ignore the zone.



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