The solution to the latest crisis that recently erupted within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wherein two factions split from the mother party after accusing leaders of imposing candidates on them during the party’s convention, remains a fantasy especially as one of the splinter groups has, however, announced it has set up its own National Working Committee (NWC) to oversee its affairs.
The factional PDP also declared readiness to work with the Coalition for Nigeria movement recently launched by the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.
The interim national chairman of the factional PDP, Emmanuel Nwosu, who announced this to newsmen on Thursday also said that the faction will commence electronic membership registration for its planned elective national convention.
He said the new PDP which his faction champions would be different from the old PDP that Nigerians know because, the old one, according to him, is “fraught with impunity and imposition.”
He said that the splinter PDP will be positioned in a different way from the old PDP because it would take actions “that will show us as a rebranded party; devoid of all the negativities which Chief Obasanjo very rightly captured in his last letter.”
According to him, “The NWC is expected to liaise with all the 37 state caretaker chairmen to ensure the immediate commencement of electronic membership registration so as to provide an authentic register for the elective national convention.”
“Time is running out on our dear party and we must rise without further delay to make the best of the little time left.”
He said his faction will join Obasajo’s CNM because he believes Obasanjo’s movement ““will certainly turn out to be the much-needed pivot for the proposed coalition.”
Recall that shortly after the elective national convention organized by the PDP, a faction which later, further split into two groups emerged after accusing the mother PDP of imposition of candidates and impunity.
Although one of the splinter groups later claimed it had
The Fresh PDP is a splinter group that emerged from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), after accusing the party leaders of imposition of candidates during its last convention.
The group later broke into two, with one faction claiming it had been disbanded, the one however said it remained active and has gone further to set up its NWC as seen above.