The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State has held a closed-door meeting with former gubernatorial aspirants of the party.
The meeting include immediate past Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon Ali Ahmad; a former Minister of Youth and Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, a former state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Saka Isau (SAN) and one-time Chief of Staff and former Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Ladi Hassan, among others in attendance.
It was gathered that the meeting was held to deliberate on the party’s disastrous defeat during the 2019 general election in the state.
Confirming the meeting, the chairman of the party, Engr Kola Shittu, said it was held to further strengthen the PDP for the coming elections.
”At the meeting, we discussed ways of further strengthening the party and our intention to ensure the collaboration of other stakeholders in the state ahead of future elections,” he said.
“We appealed to the former gubernatorial aspirants of the Party to help in galvanizing the PDP in the state.
“The SWC assured them that a high level of discipline will be maintained in the Party with the assurances of due process in all party decisions and management.
“We also agreed that for now, all hands must be on deck to elevate the Party by ensuring that all aggrieved members are pacified to resume their normal activities in their various wards and local government areas.
“The SWC will ensure that this type of consultation will be carried out at the various strata of our members in the State.”