Three factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state have held parallel congresses across the 20 local government areas in the state
The three factions held parallel congresses across the 20 local government areas in the state on May 5, the Vanguard reports.
The three factions were led by the state chairman, Mr. Bayo Dayo; former House of Representatives Speaker, Dimeji Bankole, and a member of House of Representatives, Ladi Adebutu, respectively.
While Bankole’s faction held its congress at the Ake Palace, Adebutu’s faction held its at the Centenary Hall, a distance of about 200 metres apart, and Dayo’s faction held its at Igbore Town Hall, at Igbore.
However, some of the new executives from the factions expressed regrets over the situation of the party in the state and called on the national body to wade into the crisis and re-unite the three factions.
But the new sets of executives from the various factions all claimed to be the bona fide representatives of the party in the state.