The Peoples ’ Democratic Party ( PDP) in Ekiti state is now set for a rancor free , and an unhindered party primary election following the reconciliation of warring factions .
This is the outcome of a reconciliation meeting headed by former President of the Senate and PDP stalwart , Sen . David Mark in Abuja.
This is contained in a statement issued by Paul Mumeh , Media Assistant to the former President of the Senate , David Mark , in Abuja on Saturday.
The Senator David Mark led reconciliation committee members included ; Senator Enyinaya Abaribe , Ambassador Ibrahim Kazaure , Alhaji YusuF Ayitogo , Ambassador Fidelia Njeze and Dr . Eddy Olafeso (Secretary ).
The aspirants who have indicated interest for the plum position so far are : the current Deputy governor, Prof . Kolapo Olusola Eleka , Senator Biodun Olujimi, Prince Dayo Adeyeye , Amb . Dare Dejide and Barr Owoseni Ajayi .
Reeling out the resolutions of the peace parley , the Secretary of the reconciliation committee , Dr . Eddy Olafeso said the state governor Ayo Fayose and all the aspirants attended the meeting .
Dr . Olafeso said all the parties agreed to a free, fair and credible primary to elect a gubernatorial candidate for the July polls .
Olafeso added that governor Fayose pledged to work with any of the contestants who emerges at the primary .
He said that nobody was persuaded or compelled to withdraw from the race .
Trouble started in Ekiti state ahead of the election when governor Fayose allegedly adopted his Deputy as his successor .
Senator Mark had cautioned the gladiators that only peace , justice, free and fair primary would guarantee success at the Ekiti state polls .