The Stakeholders of Social Democratic Party(SDP) in South West Geo-Political Zone have on Saturday, June 6th inaugurated the party’s caretaker committees in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
The caretaker committees whose tasks are terms of reference are premised on calling for oneness, unity, togetherness among the party and beyond.
Not only that but also in place to ensure that SDP becomes a more notable, progressive and masses’ liked political party in Oyo State and entire South West Geo-Political Zone.
In his welcome speech, the Acting Chairman of SDP in Oyo State Hon. Ayankola Ayangbenle informed the meeting that Oyo State SDP has got its new email address which is email@example.com. He also said that members have started to donate voluntarily towards securing a befitting party Secretariat for SDP Oyo State.
He also appealed to our leaders to graciously approve a caretaker committee for Oyo State SDP as was done recently in Ondo state.
In his speech, The National Vice Chairman, South West, Hon. Bade Falade disclosed that the meeting held in Ibadan was no doubt centred on readiness and eagerness to make sure that SDP becomes a notable and progressive political party in all states in the South West and Nigeria as a whole.
Ajibade stressed that SDP had been known and acknowledged as a party which has already been in existence, adding that the coming together in Ibadan was to give it more prominent and strength to be attractive to staunch supporters and others with interest to join.
He said that the stakeholders in South West were on a mission to call for more unity, love and togetherness in the party and to also ensure the inauguration of the committees with certain tasks and terms of reference.
Ajibade said that SDP remained a progressive and masses’ oriented political party which ideology is tailored in line with blueprints and cardinal programmes that would inclusively take care of education, agriculture, health, economy, infrastructures, human capital development and other notable areas of governance.
He said that SDP was not a sentimental nor discriminatory political party that does not respect the rules of law that is geared towards equality before the law, the due process of law, fundamental human rights among others.
Ajibade reiterated that the supreme constitution of the party remains the rules and regulations checkmating the excesses and absolute exercise of power, adding that any member acting contrary against the provisions of the constitution would be legally handled and disciplined.
On purported impeachment of Dr Olu Agunloye,the Deputy National Chairman of the party for South by a faction of the party in Ondo State, Ajibade said that the National Working Committee had the power to do that in line with pronouncement of the constitution, stressing that Agunloye remains the current holder of the portfolio,enjoining those members causing troubles to tread softly.
Ajibade reiterated that they were doing things possible to makesure the members remain formidable and united ahead of the elections and most especially the forthcoming one in Ondo State, saying he could not preclude the possibility of realignment with other political parties but it is early to discuss that as they are remained committed to stand firmly for any election.
In the same vein, The Party Chairman in Lagos and Chairman of Chairmen in South West, Hon. Femi Olaniyi Ferrari said the meeting was convened to think on possibility of making fortunes and progress to the party, stressing that the purpose was to inaugurate the committees for party’s notable assignments across the zone.
Ferrari said that the typical example of programmes bringing on board were the ones implemented by late Olomilua while he was the Governor of Ondo State, regretting that his demise was a colossal loss, but his legacies cannot be erased.
He prayed God to give the families of the ex governor, Ondo State and SDP the fortitude to bear the loss.
He said that Dr Olu Agunloye remained the Deputy National Chairman, South for the party, saying those masterminded the purported impeachment were bereaved of the constitutional ideas and provisions.
Ferrari called on all and sundry to support SDP as a party, that it has progressive programmes and policies to make progress, growth and development to all and sundry.
The meeting was well attended by all members of the party across the South Wes