The former deputy Governor to Alao-Akala, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja has today accepted his nomination by the Seyi Makinde Camp for the PDP South West Zonal Chairmanship of the people’s Democratic Congress
Arapaja Akéde Ọ̀yọ́ recalls was nominated by the Engr Seyi Makinde led Caucaus of the party in the zone at a meeting held in the state yesterday.
A statement which was released in Ibadan I Thursday Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja Describe the nomination as a call to duty.
“I, Amb.Taofeeq Arapaja, wholeheartedly appreciate the entire stakeholders of our dear party – People’s Democratic party under kind leadership of His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde for nominating me as the Chairmanship candidate for the forthcoming Zonal Congress. No doubt, it’s a call to duty and I am ready to harness all available machineries to take our dear party to it’s deserving level.
“Apparently, it’s a great challenge given to me, considering the current state of our party in the Zone; having just one state under our umbrella though we are all aware that it was due to the polarization which we were unable to contain. Verily, it’s new era.
“Our first assignment as would be to bring unity, love, team spirit and productivity to the party while positioning it for the next Election so that we can Coast to victory. We shall encourage all inclusiveness as this is the only way to foster peace and unity.
“I hereby accept this call to duty in good faith and implore all members of the party across all states within the zone to support this agenda of unification.
“I am seeking for your votes, support and prayer in order to move the party to the greater height.
“Thank you all and be assured of my total commitments to this assignment.”