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PDP postpones South-West congress

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed the South-west Zonal Congress earlier slated for April 10-12.

The party has also shifted the venue from Ibadan, Oyo State capital to Osogbo, Osun State.

According to a state statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s publicity secretary, the decision was reached on Thursday.

“The Party assures of working with all stakeholders to achieve a seamless and unifying congress.” He wrote

NewsWireNGR gathered that the Congress was postponed to ensure that the party resolves the crisis between Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and an ex-governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.

The duo has been engaged in a leadership tussle in the region and over their choice of who becomes the next PDP National Vice Chairperson (South-west).

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