The newly appointed chairman of the PDP caretaker committee in Osun state is being encouraged by the unity and harmony displayed by party members in the state has expressed confidence that APC will be swept off in 2018 gubernatorial election.
Mr. Sarafa Tunji Isola, chairman of a caretaker committee recently constituted to oversee the affairs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State has said that it was on course to reposition the political grouping with the aim of defeating the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2018 governorship poll.
Addressing reporters after holding an interactive session with members of the PDP at both two party secretariats at Ogo Oluwa and Biket areas in Osogbo, Isola said the committee was committed to entrenching internal democracy and ensure inclusiveness.
He urged members to begin massive mobilization in readiness for future polls and learn from the success recorded in the recent Osun West by election, saying the feat was attained due to the unity of purpose and commitment demonstrated by members.
The former Minister of Mines and Steel Development said his mission in Osun was a call to service and unwavering commitment to ensure that all party members were genuinely harmonised to deliver the governorship seat to the PDP and the people in 2018.
Among PDP leaders at the stakeholders meeting were former deputy governor and the party’s standard-bearer in the 2014 gubernatorial election, Senator Iyiola Omisore, Senator Olu Alabi, Mr. Kayode Oduoye, Prince Diran Odeyemi, Mr. Adeyemo Adetise, Senator Olasunkanmi Akinlabi and former chairman of the party in the state, Alhaji Ganiyu Olaoluwa.
Others were Dr. Bayo Faforiji, Prince Bola Ajao; a former Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Adejare Bello; a former Minister of Youth Development, Senator Olasunkanmi Akinlabi and Mr. Niyi Owolade.