Contrary to speculation in some quarters that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is dead in the South-West zone, the party’s national auditor, Alhaji Adewole Adeyanju has declared that the party is alive and capable of springing surprises in the zone come 2015.
Adeyanju, who stated this while speaking with reporters in Abuja on Sunday, was reacting to the claim by a former chief of the party in the zone, Chief Alani Akinde, that the PDP was already dead in the zone and that the alternative to it was the Labour Party.
But Adeyanju while dismissing the statement as false and misleading noted that the party was preparing vigorously for the governorship elections in both Ekiti and Osun states slated for 2014.
He said, “The statement is not only false but it is misleading and capable of sending a wrong signal to the members of the party in the zone and the entire country in general now that the preparations for the 2014 governorship elections in Osun and Ekiti States and the 2015 general elections are in top gear.
“I think he made the statement out of ignorance. That was exactly what they did in 2011 when they rushed out of the PDP to float the Peoples Party of Nigeria, along with their master, what happened?
“They failed woefully and shameless returned to the PDP. This time around again, they are embarking on the same venture; they have gone to the Labour Party with their master. Let us wait and see, but I can tell you that they will fail again and again”.