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PDP Convention: Makarfi Extends Olive Branch To Sheriff

12 August 2017, 06:55 | Silvia Roy

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Earlier on Wednesday the party had held a committee meeting at the party's national secretariat in Abuja, where the Convention Committee chairman, Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, and his subcommittee chairmen, deliberated on matters concerning the successful conduct of the convention, where principal officers of the party will be chosen.

Over 3000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party are expected to be in attendance at its unity convention in Abuja this Friday at 6pm.

He said the various committees had completed their work and the party was ready to celebrate its survival.

"While I was in the party as a member, I paid my dues to the fullest until I retired from partisan politics in 2015".

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"I have observed the Constitution of PDP and the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) and wish to state as follows: Senator Ahmed Markarfi's Caretaker Committee should be given at most another three months to allow new executives and other organs of the party to be elected to enable the Party move on".

"From the way things are going presently in this country, I believe Nigerians will realise that PDP is the only alternative that can bring Nigeria out of her present economic challenges".

"So, the point I want to make is that I remain in PDP and I will work hard with other faithful members to bring it back".

According to Makarfi, "In politics there are always issues but what is important is that we sit down and resolve the issues in a civil manner".

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The All Progressive Congress, APC, however waved aside that some of its members would defect to the main opposition party. Ibori is a former governor and he has not left PDP.

The former number three citizen therefore counselled the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led special convention committee not to leave any stone unturned to guarantee a hitch free exercise.

He expressed optimism about the future of the party saying "I am impressed with the renewed enthusiasm and commitment of our members towards rebuilding the party after the protracted leadership tussle".

"As a party we have realised areas we made mistakes and we are working hard to correct these mistakes with a view to putting smiles on the faces of Nigerians".

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Spokesperson for the ruling party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, said, "Three weeks is not forever; we will wait for it to come".



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