PDP Maintains Slated convention Date
The National Convention Organising Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has said it will go ahead with its convention slated for October 30-31.
It is worthy to note that the Kaduna High Court had Instituted a case to stop the party from Holding its National Convention as planned.
This was contained in a statement by the chairman of the Committee and Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Sunday entitled, “Statement by the PDP National Convention Organising Committee Regarding the Case Instituted at the High Court in Kaduna to Prevent the PDP from Holding its National Convention on October 30 and 31, 2021.”
Parts of the statement revealed that the committee was alerting “members of our party and members of the public that we are aware of the actions of a few misguided PDP members who have approached the High Court in Kaduna in an attempt to prevent our great party, the PDP from holding its National Convention on October 30 and 31, 2021.
“Notwithstanding their right to approach a court of competent jurisdiction to air their grievances, we maintain that the National Executive Committee of the PDP has acted in good faith in fixing our convention for October 30 and 31. It is not meant to witch-hunt anyone or to truncate anyone’s mandate.”
“Therefore, we call on all members and supporters of the PDP to ignore this distraction as we prepare to host a convention that will send a clear signal to Nigerians that the PDP is the only party that has the will and the might to rescue Nigeria from the catastrophe that we have been enduring for the past six years.
“We are aware that a clearly united PDP is a threat to the forces that seek to divide us. Therefore, we urge our teeming supporters nationwide to keep the faith as we are taking all necessary measures to ensure that we will not be distracted from our goal.”
Makinde added that the committee was determined to enhance the party structure and put in the work needed to unify and restore the country to economic prosperity and greatness.