Defections: Nigeria Needs Leaders With Conscience – Gov Makinde
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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on Thursday declared that what Nigeria needs to move forward is leaders with conscience.
The Governor made the submission when he received the report of a seven-man reconciliation committee of the south-west Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), led by a former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola.
Makinde while praising the committee for a job weldone however lamented that some PDP politicians including Governors and lawmakers had defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) between the time the committe was inaugurated and when it completed its job.
He added that PDP must position itself as a credible alternative to the APC, noting that the report is coming at a good time as the party prepares for its zonal congress so the opportunity can be used to pull back aggrieved members.