Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party of the Southwest, Amba**ador Taofeek Arapaja, joined the race for the seat of deputy national chairman of the party Arapaja’s media a**istant Ibrahim Bamitele said in a statement released in Ibadan on Wednesday that his director would run for elections at the National Democratic Party Congress.
He explained that Arapaja’s decision to enter the competition was based on the great idea of raising the party to a higher level He added that Arapaja participated in the screening of all the members at the Legacy House in Abuja.
He did not say that Arapaja resigned as the party’s zonal chairman or would do so before the date of the congress Former governor of Osun State Olagunsoye Oyinlola and former national secretary of the PDP, Professor Vale Oladipo are the only two candidates who have so far shown intent to take the post.
The report stated: “To bring us back to normal and after proper consultation with party loyalists, members, leaders and stakeholders, today Amba**ador Taofik Arapaja participated in the selection of all applicants for the upcoming national convention at Legacy House, Abuja. …
“Although Amba**ador Arapaja will run for the post of Deputy National Chairman of our great party, this aspiration is based on the beautiful idea of raising the party to the higher level to which it rightfully belongs, as we started with the Southwest PDP.
“Our dear Governor and NDP leader in the Southwest, Governor Seyi Makinde, has really raised the bar for politicking in our country, and we can do nothing but follow in his footsteps with an overarching, ambitious, and forward-looking political brand. with a human face. His support has been tremendous and we hope he will continue to be proud of it. “