Following the confirmation of Senator Ahmed Makarfi as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the Supreme Court, the Oyo State Chapter of the party have expressed satisfaction at the decision of the apex court.
In a statement signed by the State Administrative Secretary of Oyo State PDP, Rt Hon Asimiyu Alarape and made available to CEOAfrica, the party stated that Makarfi’s confirmation is a beacon of hope to the crisis rocking the party. They expressed their support in working with Makarfi to terminate the rule of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the State.
The statement reads “Oyo PDP congratulates Sen. Ahmed Makarfi on his confirmation as the National Chairman of our great Party today by the Supreme Court. This judgement is timely in our quest to permanently put an end to the leadership crisis rocking our party.
“While congratulating Makarfi on his affirmation we also thank the judiciary for putting an end to the lingering crisis as this would arrest all distractions on the road towards 2019. I therefore, call on the leaders and members to come together to give unalloyed support for the Party under the leadership of Sen Ahmed Makarfi.
“I want to use this medium to reiterate our earlier resolve to remain united in Oyo State irrespective of the crisis at the national level. There is strength in unity. Oyo PDP is one and united the court ruling will further strengthen the party. We should all join hands to restore the lost glory.
“Oyo PDP will now be more focused and well-positioned to work together to put an end to the APC reign of impunity in the State.