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VP bemoans disunity in Imo PDP

By Chidi Nkwopara

OWERRI – The Vice President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said that the leadership of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is no longer very comfortable with the growing signs of disunity amongst the party loyalists in Imo State.

Dr. Jonathan stated this when he addressed PDP loyalists at the Multi Purpose Hall, Government House, Owerri, at the weekend.

While expressing shock at the way the PDP members in the state were tearing themselves apart over what he said “could have been resolves amicably”, the Vice President however urged them to sink their differences, close ranks and work as a team in the interest of the party and the citizenry.

He harped on the need for peace, stressing that meaningful development can only be achieved where peace reign supreme.

Earlier in his speech to welcome Dr. Jonathan, Governor Ikedi Ohakim disclosed that he has been working very hard to assuage frayed nerves of party loyalists since he returned to PDP.

“We are working very hard to achieve peace in the party. We will continue to not only work on this goal but will also aim at achieving success in government”, Ohakim said.

Vanguard recalls that the Vice President also used the visit to honour the former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, whose daughter wedded at Maria Assumpta Catholic Cathedral, Owerri, at the weekend.


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