Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Monday inaugurated a seven-man elders committee to reconcile various aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State.
The inauguration of the committee which will be chaired by Dr. Saka Balogun, was done by the govenor at Government House, Agodi, Ibadan.
Speaking, Makinde urged the committee to consider members of the party whose legitimate requests and expectations have not been met, as well as address various grievances and acrimony among party members in order to forge a united front.
The governor, who noted that after spending a year in office, people still have high expectations of him, added that he is more determined than ever to fulfill the hopes and aspirations of the people to build a better Oyo State.
In his response, the chairman of the committee, Balogun, stated that the committee will work assiduously to justify the confidence reposed in the members by the governor.
Other members of the committee are Chief Mutiat Ladoja; Chief Sunday Ogunlade; Chief Olayiwola Baale; Chief Jacob Adetoro; Chief Jumoke Akinjide and the state chairman of PDP, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha.