OWERRI—Former House of Representative aspirant in Imo State and ex-aide to Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, Mr. Ben Onyechere, has called for the resignation of members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Working Committee, NWC, over the fallout of the party’s primary elections.
He said: “The continued stay in office of the PDP officers in Abuja is a stigma to the party and a stench in our avowed democratic environment. Every body who contested the PDP primaries can bear witness to the fact that the officers have lost all credibility if at all they had any because of their recklessness in compromising their positions as if the party is their private estate.
“I recall with nostalgia, how Ekwueme with whom I worked and a few others toiled to put the party together only for a few people to corrupt the system beyond redemption by privatizing our common interest.
“Their continued stay is a baggage of responsibility to Mr President and the party as a whole and as such, they should be forced to resign en mass as they have outlived their usefulness. In addition to that, the only way to get the support of those who lost out in the primaries is by refunding the ticket fund, otherwise we may just be deceiving ourselves because the nonchalant attitude of those people has generated a high level of disillusionment in the party.”