ONE OF the contenders for the
position of Peoples Democratic
Party, PDP, national chairman,
Prince Uche at the weekend
debunked speculations in some
quarters that some powerful
element are clamdestinely
working to impose him on the
party.
According to a statement
issued by Taiye Garrick on
behalf of Secondus Campaign
Organisation, the PDP
chieftain said that “there is no
iota of truth in that reports.
Our candidacy depends on
endorsement and votes of
delegates at the forthcoming
national convention.
“We want Nigerians and
members of the party to note
that the position of National

Chairman was zoned to the
Southern region comprising of
three zones .Prince Secondus
has every legitimate and legal
rights to aspire for the office of
National Chairman.
“We also want to put on
records that since launching his
ambition,Prince Secondus has
been reaching out to delegates
across the 36 states ,seeking
their votes and presenting his
agenda for revival of the party
ahead of 2019.
“Throughout this period ,no
member of Board of Trustees
has openly endorsed him
as they have done for some
other candidates .No state
governor has openly endorsed
him so far even though some
aspirants claimed support of
some governors.Where then is
the plot to impose Secondus?
“Just recently ,some members
of Board of Trustees openly
endorsed some aspirants.
The Secondus Campaign
Organisation did not raise any
eyebrow. Rather than waiting
for any group endorsements
,we have been campaigning
day and night across the six
zones ,selling our redemption
messages to PDP delegates.
“We urge all aspirants to
get ready for the National
Convention and stop game
of distractions.The delegates
assembled will cast their
votes for an aspirant of their
choice in the full glare of the
public.Nobody can impose
any aspirant in a free and fair
contest.
“We also want to affirm
that Prince Secondus remains
the most qualified for the
chairmanship going by his
antecedents before and after
the crisis that nearly killed
the party.He is bold and
pushful alongside with his
great blueprint to return the
PDP to power in 2019.
“The forthcoming
convention is our great
opportunity to complete
the redemption started
at the Port Harcourt mini
convention. We must
elect real committed
party members into the
upcoming National Working
Committee. In this clarion
call,we urge delegates to
support Prince Secondus
,the man of undiluted loyalty
,unflinching determination
for PDP revival and
unparralled qualification for
PDP leadership.

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