National Assembly member, Senator Biodun Olujimi, on Sunday alleged that the camp of former Governor Ayodele Fayose was trying to take advantage of her gender to sideline her from the management team of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State.
Olujimi, who said leadership could only be earned and not served a la carte, dismissed allegations that she was trying to take over the party from Fayose, as she clarified that she was prevailed upon by some concerned PDD members to provide leadership that was lacking in Ekiti PDP.
The senator representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District told journalists in Ado Ekiti, that “What happened was that some people came together and said they wanted new leadership. I didn’t compel anyone.
“They came and said they needed a breath of fresh air, a new beginning and inclusiveness and then we started a movement which gathered so much momentum to such an extent that they believe that we are eroding the ground upon which they, the former governor’s men, stand….