Nigeria, April 15 -- An ex-governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described the recently conducted South-west Congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a scam.

Mr Fayose who spoke on Channels Television Politics Today Programme on Wednesday, accused Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State of using 'thugs' to manipulate the poll.

PREMIUM TIMES reported that the party's South-west Congress held in Osogbo, Osun State on Monday after a series of crises between Messrs Makinde and Fayose's camp's.

Taofeek Arapaja, backed by Governor Makinde, scored 343 votes to emerge the National Vice-chairman (South-west) of the party while the immediate past national vice-chairman (South-west) and candidate of Mr Fayose, Eddy Olafeso, scored 330 ...