PDP woos Saraki, Kwankwaso, others

Bukola Saraki
Senate President, Bukola Saraki [Photo: Sahara Reporters]

The Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on aggrieved members who left the party to follow the footsteps of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku “and return home.”

The Chairman of the Board, Walid Jibrin, a former senator, made the call while briefing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja.

He said “as the party joyfully welcomes Atiku back to his home PDP, we are equally waiting to receive more members.

“We are waiting for the President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, Sen, Rabiu Kwankwaso, other senators, members of House of Representatives and APC governors who left the PDP.

“Let all of us unite and take back power from APC come 2019.”

Ahead of the December 9 PDP Convention, Mr. Jibrin urged aspirants to develop the spirit of sportsmanship.

He urged aspirants to accept the verdict of delegates, cooperate with the winners and remain loyal to the party as power comes from God.

Mr. Jibrin said the BoT had not anointed any contestant, saying the board was ready to work with whoever emerged victorious.

“I want to assure our party members that whoever emerges as National Chairman, the BoT is ready to cooperate and work with him or her for the progress of the party.

“I will like to reiterate our position that the BoT has not anointed any candidates for now,” he said.

He commended the Judiciary for saving Nigeria’s democracy by putting an end to the crisis in the party.

(NAN)


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  • NwaIgbo

    Never for PDP in 2019 or ever. No doubt the moles in APC are exposed and are asked to unmask themselves as they return to PEOPLES DESTRUCTION PARTY.

    • BABA

      YOU ARE A BETTER NIGERIAN. DID YOU SEE THE PEOPLE AT THE CONVENTION. THIEVES, FRAUDSTERS, DASUKI GATES, THERE WAS NO SINGLE ONE OF THEM NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION. FOR ATIKU, JUST A POLITICAL WHORE.

  • Gerald Okoduwa

    Let them go. It would be good riddance of a bad rubbish.

  • Abba Alhassan

    Kwankwasiyya movement is solely APC forever.

  • tundemash

    I pray they heed the call and go !

  • emmanuel

    Saraki and Amaechi are on their last lap of political relevance in Nigeria.

  • Izedomi Ohirein

    Saraki and kwankwaso belong in PDP.
    I will be surprised if Amechi were to follow them.
    Nigeria Politics is still going through early stages of participants trying to discover themselves.
    Most of the politicians have no political idiologies. They are in politics only to line their pockets.

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    They should stay back and distabilize APC for now.

  • fatima

    “I will like to reiterate our position that the BoT has not anointed any candidates for now,” he said.

    Haha

  • thusspokez

    “We are waiting for the President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, Sen, Rabiu Kwankwaso, other senators, members of House of Representatives and APC governors who left the PDP.

    There is something obviously wrong with the thinking process of people like Walid Jibrin. It is one which most rational person would find difficult to reconcile with. Walid Jibrin is the reason why I often call Nigerians stúpíd.

  • emmanuel

    Bad market!

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    No I am not going back for spellings.