A band of Yoruba leaders under the aegis of South-West Forum has adopted the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 election.
At the end of the colloquium tagged, “2019: South-West Speaks”, the Yoruba leaders resolved to support the Abubakar for the 2019 Presidential election because of his promise of restructuring. The event was held at at Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos.
In attendance are PDP Governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje and his running mate, Mrs. Haleemat Busari, Advanced Democratic Party (ADP) candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi and PDP governorship candidate in Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde.
Others are Senate Minority Leader, Senator Abiodun Olujimi, National Vice-Chairman, South-West PDP, Dr. Eddy Olafeso; former National Secretary, Chief Ebenezer Babatope; PDP Chairman in Lagos, Dr. Adegbola Dominic and Chairma, ADP, Barr. Adewole Bolaji.
Others are Prof. Banji Akintoye, a foremost historian and Second Republic Senator; Dr. Remi Akintoye; Senator Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele; Chief Aderibigbe Shittu; Alhaji Bayo Lawal; Dr. Saka Balogun; Mogaji Gboyega Adejuwon; Erelu Olusola Obada, Chief Sunday Oguntade, among others.