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PDP crisis: Tukur to meet Obasanjo, Bode George, others

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.


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