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‘We won’t join your crisis-ridden party’ — PDP govs tackle Yahaya Bello

‘We won’t join your crisis-ridden party’ — PDP govs tackle Yahaya Bello
June 27
13:11 2020

The Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum (PDP-GF) says none of its members is interested in joining the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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On Friday, Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, said about 10 governors elected on the PDP platform would soon defect to the APC.

In a statement on Saturday, C.I.D. Maduabum, director-general of the forum, said the PDP governors are currently focused on delivering good governance in their states.

“This statement does not merit any response but for the fact that it may demoralise PDP members and Nigerians who are not aware of the facts,” Maduabum said.

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“It is obvious that this is a diversionary tactic to shore up the sagging morale of APC members who are mourning the loss of yet another state Governor, Godwin Obaseki of Edo state to the PDP, as a result of the chaos and anarchy currently existing in the APC, following the mismanagement of their affairs as acknowledged even by Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.

“The PDP governors are very focused on delivering good governance and the benefits of democracy to their respective states and working tirelessly to strengthen and reposition the party.

“There is no attraction whatsoever for any PDP member not to talk of a PDP governor to join the APC, a party bedeviled by crises, without even an elected leadership as envisaged by section 223 of the 1999 constitution that specifically requires the executive committee of every political party in Nigeria to be democratically elected.”

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