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Ogun PDP Chairman, Sikirulai Ogundele to lead S/West PDP State chairmen

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The Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State,  Dr

Sikirulai Ogundele, has emerged as the chairman of the  PDP chairmen

in the six States of the South-West zone.
Dr Ogundele was announced to lead PDP State  Chairmen in the

South-West after the meeting of the Zonal Caretaker Committee and the

State Chairmen held in Abeokuta on Monday.
Apart from seven members of the Zonal Caretaker Committee,  chairmen

of Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Ekiti States, Engr Adedeji Doherty, Ogundele,

Hon.  Sunday Bisi and Chief Bisi Kolawole respectively attended the

meeting.
A statement on Wednesday, by the South-West Zonal Director of Media

and Publicity of the PDP, Lere Olayinka, said Dr Ogundele was made the

chairman of the chairmen based on his proven records of commitment to

the party.
He said the position of the chairman of chairmen was to ensure proper

coordination, as the zone will be able to present a common front on

national issues.
Ogundele was a member of the Ogun State House of Assembly between 1999

and 2007. He was also chairman of Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun

State. He has also sought to the ticket of the PDP to contest the

governorship in Ogun State twice.
In his reaction, Dr Ogundele thanked his colleagues for the honour,

privilege and trust reposed in him,  promising to be a team player and

assuring all stakeholders of purposeful leadership.

He said he will ensure supremacy of the party over and above any

individual or group, adding that he will use his position to project

the party positively and make sure that no one will be allowed to

undermine the party.