Former Governor Gbenga Daniel on Friday visited ex – President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Hilltop Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun state, to consult and solicit Obasanjo’s support ahead of planned formal declaration of intention to run for the Office of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Daniel, who governed Ogun State for eight years on the platform of PDP, is expected to declare his intention for the PDP chairmanship position in Abuja next Wednesday and other PDP bigwigs spoiling to also lead the once touted as the largest political party in Africa, are chief Bode George and the Chairman of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi.
He and his entourage comprising members of the Ogun State Caretaker Committee of the party, former State Chairman of PDP, Elder Joju Fadairo, Hon. Kayode Amusan, former minister, Alh. Sarafa Ishola, Director of Organization, Ogun PDP, Deji Kalejaiye among others, arrived Obasanjo’s home around 10am and entered a close door meeting him after about an hour of waiting.
And when they emerged later, Daniel told journalists that he came to “consult with Baba Obasanjo and seeks his advice” regarding his ambition to run for the office of the National Chairman of PDP, adding that he can’t make any move in that direction without the ex – President’s input.
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