By Henry Umoru
ABUJA – AS part of ways to nip in the bud the unending political quagmire in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has concluded arrangements to meet with former President and ex-chairman, Board of Trustees, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.
It was gathered yesterday night that Tukur and other members of the National Working Committee, NWC will also meet with Chief Ebenezer Babatope; former Minister of Justice, Chief Richard Akinjide; Senator Bode Olajumoke; former Deputy National Chairman, Chief Olabode George; General Olatunji Olurin; and Chief Dapo Sarumi.
This was part of the decisions reached at the end of two consultative meetings held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the residence of the national chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur in Abuja.
The NWC agreed to meet with some of these selected prominent politicians from the southwest to discuss following the sack of PDP national Secretary, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola by the court and his replacement by his deputy, Barrister Solomon Onwe.
Also to be at the meeting are Professor Tunde Adeniran, Engr. Segun Oni and Otunba Oyewole Fashawe Alhaji Shuaib Oyedokun; Alhaji Tajudeen Oladipo, Chief Yekeen Adeojo, Chief Lekan Balogun, and Chief Joju Fadiro.
According to a source, the peace talks and reconciliation will commence this Saturday in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
The meetings as gathered were part of the peace moves to placate the southwest over the removal of Oyinlola.