- The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, described senator representing Ogun east senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu, as a blackleg in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
- Kashamu who replied Fayose described him as an empty barrel that makes the loudest noise
- The Senator said he urged the party supporters and respectable leaders in the south west not to be dismayed by Fayose’s threats
The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, August 7, described the senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, as a blackleg in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Fayose said Senator Kashamu connived with others in the Alli Modu Sheriff faction to destabilise the party for almost two years, Punch reports.
NAIJ..com gathered that the state governor made this known at a PDP leaders in the South-West, which was attended by party bigwigs such as Iyiola Omisore, Bode George, Gbenga Daniel, Ayo Adeseun, Hosea Agboola, Femi Babalola and Jelili Adesiyan.
According to Fayose, ''The Supreme Court judgment did justice to Nigerians and not only to the PDP because any democracy without opposition would end up in autocracy.
“The crisis in the PDP started from Ogun state when they didn’t allow Gbenga Daniel to succeed himself. We thought it was a joke; gradually the monster started moving from one state to another''.
The statement which was read by Olafeso, called on PDP members in Ogun state to stop all dealings with Kashamu and his agents until a disciplinary measure was pronounced.
Kashamu however replied Fayose after the south west PDP leaders’ meeting that was held on Monday, August, 7, in Ibadan, the Oyo state.
In a statement obtained by NAIJ.com from Kashamu’s official site, he said the meeting was held under the guidance of some impostors parading themselves as the South West Zonal Executives of our party.
He said: ''wish to urge our teeming supporters and respectable leaders and elders in the South West PDP not to be dismayed by Fayose’s threats and antics. It is an empty barrel that makes the loudest noise. Sooner than later, water will find its level and men will be separated from the boys.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Fayose declared his intention to run for the 2019 presidential election saying he would make it official on October 1
The Nation reports that the Ekiti governor made this revelation on Monday, August 7, during the meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) south-west leaders held in Ibadan, Oyo state.
Watch a NAIJ.com TV video below of Nigerians making their choice between Fayose and President Buhari if they both contest in 2019: