By: Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has said that it is set to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), come 2019, assuring that the party is now better positioned to play its leading role in the Nigeria polity.
This assurance was made during a stakeholders meeting held by the Ajaokuta Local Government chapter of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP at Adogo the LGA headqaurters, the member stated that the time has come to return to power.
The meeting which was attended by party stalwarts, youths, women, former Executive Chairman, Vice Chairman, 12 former councilors and 4 supervisiory councillors resolved to put their differences behind them to forge ahead
Speaking during the meeting the leader of the party, Hon. Moses Okino preached Unity, Reconciliation and charged PDP supporters to start canvassing for the party in all the wards of the LGA.
The LGA party chairman Lamina Achereku congratulated supporters on the Supreme Court victory which affirm the Ahmed Makarfi led executive saying that it is sign of good things to come.
He briefed supporters of recent and future party activities like Congresses and National Convention, assuring that the party will be victorious in its next outing urging members not to depair .
Others who spoke including a former Chairman Salihu Onekata, urged the party to put machinery in motion for reconciliation and receiving of decampees to the party .
The sardauna of Ebiraland and a former board Chairman Alh. Salawu Bello prayed for the party to take Nigeria out of the current economic mess and appealed to members to commence ward meetings immediately.
As part of the resolution from the meeting, PDP Ajaokuta Local Government chapter passed a vote of confidence on the PDP National and State Exco with assurance of their unalloyed support.
Stakeholders also resolved to commence ward meetings and party activities immediately, and as well set up reconciliation committee to reconcile supporters and bring in decampees.
The stakeholders urged supporters to prepare and participate fully in the upcoming Congresses.