PDP records victory as 80% APC ward members decamp in Asa

urges youths, women to join party

The Chairman Reconciliation and Engagement Committee of the People’s Democratic Party in Kwara State, Alh. Kawu Baraje, on Thursday, has made a call on party members across the state, in their individual capacity, to use sincerity, maturity and the people’s oriented philosophy of the party to invite youths and women from the nooks and crannies of the state to become registered members of the party.

Baraje disclosed this, while receiving about eighty percent of the All Progressives Congress members it lost to the opposition camps in the build up to the 2019 general elections in the state in Aboto-Oja Ward, Asa local government area of the state.

The decampees who were led by Alhaji Muritala who, on behalf of others, renounced their former party, bare allegiance to the People’s Democratic Party in the state and was presented to, the party flag, during the state reconciliatory tour to Asa local government, at Afon, the local government headquarters. However, the local government party chairman, disclosed that the local government reconciliation committee will keep the state posted about the official registration of the decampees.

The former national chairman of the party noted that while many are currently eager to come back to the party or join the newly, they don’t know how to channel their enquiry for proper membership, charging stakeholders to be on the alert from time to time in other to grab such prospective entrants always.

He equally commended aggrieved members for displaying maturity, dropping their individual differences and effortlessly working for the collective goals of the party. He also promised that resolutions of the interim report submitted by the local government reconciliation committee by the local government party chairman, which was said to represent the position of the entire members of the local go, will wholly feature in the state committee’s report.

He noted further that many of the atrocities committed in the hands of the APC-led administration both in the state and national level have served as eye-openers for the people whose lives have been seemingly miserable in the past few years, but had no option, now, but to join the voyage of justice, fairness and equity.

During the tough session, some members recounted several cases of injustice, lawlessness, propaganda and many terrible things, the masses have suffered from the stewardship of the APC government, saying with the hope rekindling messages brought by the state reconciliation committee, it’s evident PDP is ready to let the people enjoy the beauty of democracy more if given another chance.

Almost all the party stakeholders in the local including: Alhaji Ajelanwa, Alhaji Adeshina, Engr. Yeketi, Alhai Yusuf Morocco, Alhaji Isiaka Labaeka, Dr. Muftau Yahya, Dr. Yunus, Sala Obalana, Alhaji Rasak Jimoh, Hon. Duro Mohammed, Alhaja Kehonde Bale, Hon. Rahmat Abaya, Alhaji Fatah Sholagberu, Alhaji Kayode Ayegun, Alhaja Aminat Ote and hundreds of others.

They, however, expressed optimism at the pace for which the reconciliation assignment is going, describing the team as a “Perfect match for a perfect job”.

Members of the committee on the tour include: Alhaji Shaba Musa, Alhaji Atanda Zoro, Hon. B. F. Ishola, Sir Bisi Fakayode, Alhaji Adamu Gene, Alhaji Dabarako Mohammed, Ambassador Sheikh Abdulazeez, Mr. Moses Bio, Alhaja Sarat Adebayo, Hon. Sikira Anako, Alhaja Jinatu, Abdulrahman Kayode, Nurudeen Muhammed and others.

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