The Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District within the Higher Chamber of the Nationwide Meeting, Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, has attributed the rift between Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose as mere particular person curiosity that may quickly be over.
Tofowomo on Thursday emphasised that what’s at the moment being perceived as a political feud between the 2 leaders of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), was only a conflict of pursuits forward of the conference of the occasion in February.
Tofowomo additional acknowledged that by advantage of being a sitting governor, Makinde is the chief of the occasion within the south west as he added that he can not have all of it in the case of positions throughout the occasion.
“There isn’t any political rivalry between the 2. When Fayose was 60 years outdated, Makinke actually celebrated him. All that is occurring is simply politics. After the approaching conference in February, you’ll see that they’ll embrace one another.
“Makinde is the chief of the occasion within the south west as a result of he’s the sitting governor. No person is preventing on that.
“Makinde can not have his manner unilaterally. I’m a senator. We have now 5 senators from the occasion. He ought to have known as us to. We’re human beings. I’m even older than him, I’m 61. I’ve been to 4 universities in my lifetime. He’s not finding out the way in which I studied.
“After the election, that sort of factor will cease as a result of there might be a sitting chairman in control of the six states, so he’ll be capable to handle it effectively. When Eddy Olafeso was the Nationwide Vice Chairman, there was no disaster in any of the states. It was very easy.”
The senator added that gang up in opposition to Eddy Olafeso as Nationwide Vice Chairman (South West) of the occasion was attributable to Eyitayo Jegede, the candidate of the occasion through the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo State.
“The election we did in PDP had break up the occasion. The occasion executives are for Jegede. And Jegede and Eddy Olafeso contested collectively. The grudge remains to be there. I’ve to carry on to my very own aspect which is Ondo South. I’m supporting Eddy Olafeso as a result of he’s from Ondo South. If Olafeso is from the north, I’ll not assist him. I’m the primary from Ondo South and I’m placing every little thing in it to make sure that Olafeso wins in February.”
In the meantime, Tofowomo additionally revealed that Jegede misplaced the final governorship election in Ondo State over alleged failure to contain occasion members in his ambition, significantly occasion leaders.