Members of the Prince Dotun Babayemi Apex Committee and leaders of the PDP in Osun has advised Prince Dotun Babayemi to withdraw his suit against the primary election that produce Sen. Ademola Adeleke as the PDP’s flag bearer in the State.
Speaking through a press release made available to newsmen on Tuesday, members of the Apex Committee, including a former Governor of the State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, his Deputy, Erelu Olusola Obada, a former Secretary to the State Government, Alh. Fatai Akinbade, a member of the PDP BOT, Alh. Shuaib Oyedokun and many others, the committee stated that they worked for the success of the PDP at the Governorship poll, having held several discussions with the National leadership of the PDP.
According to the release, members of the Apex Committee worked assiduously for the success of the PDP and will not sabotage the party at this time when victory has been procured.
The release reads:“HE Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Alh. Shuaib Oyedokun, Dr. Olu Alabi, Alh. Tajudeen Oladipo, Erelu Olusola Obada, Alh. Fatai Akinbade, Hon. Olasoji Adagunodo and 42 members of the Apex Committee of Prince Dotun Babayemi, wishes to put on record, our dedicated contributions to the success of the PDP at the Governorship election.”
“Following the intervention of the Okowa-led delegation sent to the State by the National leadership, we all resolved to work together for the party and ensure its success at the polls. None of the leaders mentioned above sabotaged the party’s victory in any area of the State; the results from all the wards and Local Governments in the State attests to this fact.”
“Following series of reconcilation meetings and appeals made to our members by eminent members of the PDP, including Alh. Atiku Abubakar, Gov Ifeanyi Okowa, Gov. Duoye Diri, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu and others, the PDP leaders aforementioned had also advised Prince Dotun Babayemi to desist from further pursuing the litigation against the Primary election that produced Sen. Ademola Adeleke.”
“We understand that Prince Babayemi is a man of honour and will desist from further pursuing this case, so that the party can operate in unity and pursue success with the onerous task of governance ahead of us.”
“We are committed to the success of the party and will continue to seek its stability.”
It remains unclear whether Prince Dotun Babayemi will heed this call and withdraw his suit against the candidacy of Governor-elect, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, as his reaction has not been received as of press time.