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(From Vanguard (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Osaro Okhomina,Benin City
SUPPORTERS of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Edo State, last week, seemed to be at loss on the issues of the resolution of the crises rocking the party and the rancorous debate on how best to consolidate and satisfy the diverse interests of the three senatorial districts of the state on the sharing of elective positions come 2007.
Arguably, many of the leaders of the party, at the state and national levels, hold the view that with some renewed hope of the speedy resolution of crises in the corner, the Party must consider all shades of opinions on the issue of elective and appointments in order to consolidate on the leadership status of the Party in the 2007 election.
While many political observers believe that with the decision on the senatorial district to produce the next Governor, agreed upon by the elders of the party in 2003, the issue of positions and compensations to those relinquishing such positions in 2007 may be one could see the success failure of the party in coming elections in the State others think it is settled. Although not yet officially ratified by the State Congress of the party, the Central district, led by Chief Tony Anenih seems to have an edge in producing the next governor, while Edo South, the home base of Governor Lucky Igbinedion would be expected to produce the deputy governorship candidate.
But most supporters, and sympathetic observers of the Edo South case on issue of long time …