The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP,) on Saturday successfully conducted their local government congresses all the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.
The party also elected all Local Government Executives to run the affairs of the party at the Local government levels for the next four years in the State.
The elections monitored by Uhuru Times witnessed a good turn out of members of the party.
Representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was on ground to monitor the congresses across the State.
While speaking with journalists, the Acting Secretary of Bayo Dayo led Exco of PDP, Barrister Abimbola Lanre Balogun confirmed that the ward Congresses were conducted without any hindrances in the State.
She said, ”We are here today to conduct our local government congresses. I am confirming to you now that we have reached all 20 local governments area of the state and our people really turned up for the congresses.
”We have also elected our local government executives for the next four years d this is Obafemi Owode local government as you can see there is a good turn out from our people to elect their local government executives.
”Before I got here I had gone to the south I stopped at some other local governments. They have been posting their local government election now congresses have been going on smoothly without any issues and hindrances”.
She urged members of the party to be steadfast, saying, ”This is Adebayo Dayo led exco for PDP Ogun State and that is why we are conducting this congresses because we know that we are the authentic executives to hold this congresses and that is why we are here.”
”I want to assure that it’s in progress there is a process of continuation and am sure in a couple of weeks we will come back together and say that yes PDP is doing well in Ogun State.”
”We have complied with the government that there shouldn’t be more than 50 congregation in any where and that is why we have been trying to comply and we have harmonized and taught the people coming to this congress ward per ward, we have 12 ward.”
”And if you look at it now you will see we are 37 here now, to conduct the same congress so we are compliant so before now they used hand sanitizers and you can see that when you came they keep their distances from each other, and am sure nobody shook hand today we have all been waving so we are COVID-19 compliants” She concluded.