BY BEN AGANDE
ABUJA—Former National Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olagunsoye Oyinlola has said he remains the authentic secretary of the party known to the law.
Speaking with State House correspondents after meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday, Prince Oyinlola said anybody occupying the position now was a mere pretender.
An Abuja high court had ruled that Oyinlola remains the Secretary of the Peoples Democratic. Party, PDP
“All I am saying is that Oyinlola, in the face of the law, remains the authentic secretary of the PDP anybody in that office for now, is a pretender,” he said.
Although he declined to give reasons for his meeting with the president, it may not be unconnected with the forthcoming elections in Osun state where the PDP is squaring up against the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.
The recent victory of the PDP candidate in Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose has raised hope that there could be a spill over effect on the Osun election and all aggrieved parties in the PDP in the states are being wooed back to the party.