Saraki Reconciles Adeleke, Ogunbiyi For Osun Election
Senator Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Osun state, and the runner up at the primary, Akin Ogunbiyi, have pledged to team up for the party’s victory in the September 22 election.
The was gathered that the two political gladiators signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday after a reconciliation meeting which was presided over by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at his Abuja residence.
Speaking with reporters after the meeting, Saraki, who is the Chairman of PDP National Campaign Team For the Osun poll, said the MOU was not just between Adeleke and Ogunbiyi, but involved all the PDP stakeholders in Osun.
“We are very happy with what we have seen today. The credit goes to two of them, Sen. Ademola Adeleke and more particularly, Dr Ogunbiyi,” he said.
“We have all gone through election and we know what is like to lose an election. Ogunbiyi and Adeleke have put the party first and they have come together in the interest of the people of Osun state, to rescue the people.
“So what you have just seen is a sign that Osun PDP is united, and with a united PDP, victory is sure for the party in the election in the next two weeks.”
Adeleke expressed joy for uniting with Ogunbiyi, who had faulted the primary that produced the senator, while Ogunbiyi said the reconciliation was for the interest of the Osun people and Nigeria at Large.