THE DEFEAT of President
Goodluck Jonathan during the
March 28, 2015 presidential
election has shaken the Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, to its
The Cross River State
governor, Senator Liyel Imoke,
who disclosed this in Calabar
said the party was yet to fully
recover from the defeat, which
he described as ‘shocking.’
He said the bickering within
the PDP was fallout of the
president loss at the polls,
adding the party members were
now pitched against each other.
Governor Imoke appealed to
PDP members across the country
to put the defeat behind them
and join hands in rebuilding the
According to him, ‘the party
(PDP) suffered a major defeat
and on May 29, the president
would be handing over, so there
is every need for us to rebuild
our party.’
“We should not allow our
party disintegrates; we should
join forces and rebuild the party
rather than engage in acts that
could further disintegrate the
He cautioned PDP members
against acts capable of creating
disaffection within the party.