Former Vice Chairman Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Eddy Olafeso, spoke with OLUWASEUN AKINGBOYE on the crisis affecting his party ahead of the party’s upcoming zonal congress.
Why I want to be vice chairman once more
Southwest PDP zone is in crisis ahead of its congress, what is the way out?
You call it crisis, I call it competition but there must be decency, there are rules to this game. Democracy is about participation, it’s about people showing interest in one position or the other and democracy must have a long sense of history and should be able to understand how our people can come together. For me, our desire is to work harder to make sure we bring unity into the Southwest so that we can take our place of pride among the comity nations.
The early days of independence show our strength and commitment and great leadership that we have lost along the line, and the reason being that we are no longer having quality men and women coming out to lead,…
Source: Guardian Newspaper