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PDP dumps Oyinlola, swears-in Oladipo as Southwest Scribe

By The Citizen

Professor Adewale Oladipo has been sworn-in as the national secretary of  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-West on Monday.

His assumption of office finally put paid to Olagunsoye Oyinlola's come back bid as the national secretary of the party.

Oyinlola had appealed his ouster from office by Justice Abdu Kafarati of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

But before being sworn in by a public notary, Mr. Oli Chukwudi Prince, at the national secretariat of the PDP, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Olisa Metuh, said they were swearing-in Oladipo in obedience to last Friday's court order by Justice Kafarati, which directed the party to do so.

Speaking after the ceremony, Oladipo said: 'In 2015, President Jonathan, who is the leader of the PDP will be sworn in to continue his transformation agenda. I pledge my 100 per cent loyalty to him. To the national chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, who is the Chief Executive Officer of PDP, I pledge my loyalty. To other members of the PDP NWC, who are the directors of the PDP, I pledge my loyalty and cooperation.'

The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by Chief Ishola Filani, former Osun State Deputy Governor, Senator Iyiola Omisore; Chief Bakare Adikwu and  Shuibu Oyedekun, who were all members of the party's South-west zone.