The chairmanship candidate of the South West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Eddy Olafeso has officially conceded defeat to Taofeek Arapaja and promised to work with him going forward to further the South West PDP’s goals.
Olafeso said: “The storm is over, there is a new beginning for our party. We have to thank God almighty that despite odds, there is a new beginning for our party.
“The time is now. I thank everybody who supported me.”
The eventual victor; Arapaja also promised to work with Olafeso to restore PDP dominance in the region.
In his words: “We thank Governor Seyi Makinde and former Governor Fayose. It’s our party. We will work together and move the party forward. We want to reposition the party. I will work with my brother Olafeso to achieve our aims.