The Peoples Democratic Party says it's not going to force former President Olusegun Obasanjo to return as its member.
 
The party says it would respect the decision of the former president, but added that whether he returned or not, the party would  not die.
 
Spokesperson for the PDP, Dayo Adeyeaye  said Obasanjo had earlier said that he would not return to the party, adding that as an individual, the party would respect his views
 
The former president had vowed, after a meeting with the chairman of the caretaker committee never to return to the party preferring to remain a statesman.