The Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission, OGSIEC, yesterday, disclosed that two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have submitted separate lists of candidates for the forthcoming local governments election in the state.
The commission, however, said it would screen the two factional lists.
Chairman of the screening committee and member of the Commission, Mutiu Agboke, stated this at the councillorship screening exercise held in Abeokuta.
Agboke said 17 political parties would be contesting the October 8, local government election in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday called on the warring members of the Peoples Democratic Party to sheath their sword and allow for the party to pick up its bits and pieces.
President Jonathan who spoke when members of the Board of Trustees of the party visited him in his Maitama residence also said that he had been contacted to broker peace between the senator Ahmed Makarfi led national caretaker committee and the senator Ali Modu Sheriff faction.
According to the former president, […]