Former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel has expressed confidence in winning the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national Chairmanship position despite the declaration of some other highly influential members who are also interested in competing for the post.
Daniel refuted claims that the position is a do-or-die affair but called on all party members who have shown interest to contest to the National chairman post to uphold the spirit of togetherness and peace.
He also rejected reports that he’s willing to step down for Bode George, who once served as a former national deputy chairman of the now opposition PDP.
“I will not step down for anyone because I did my consultations during our convention in Port
Harcourt and I know so many leaders in Yorubaland who support me.
People contest for various reasons. Some people contest to enrich their curriculum vitae,
some contest to get donations while some run to win.It is not a do-or-die affair. It is an in-house contest and I’m running to win so as to bring my experiences to bear on the party and work on re-positioning the party,” Daniel said.
Meanwhile, other contenders are Mr Jimi Agbaje, the 2015 governorship candidate of the PDP in Lagos State, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, a former Minister of Education and Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, a former Minister of Sports.