By Dirisu Yakubu
ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the reforms embarked upon by its National Working Committee (NWC) are already yielding fruits in the interest of democracy.
In a statement issued yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said its repositioned platform would meet the yearnings of Nigerians in the years ahead.
“Our reforms and rebranding efforts, particularly, the full entrenchment of internal democracy, all-inclusiveness and re-engineered mechanisms for good governance, have returned the party to the much desired political platform that represents the wishes and aspirations of Nigerians ahead of the 2019 general election.
“In the last five months, since the coming of the new leadership, under Prince Uche Secondus, the PDP had undergone extensive re-engineering in direct responses to suggestions, criticisms and wide-range of constructive counsels from Nigerians across board.
“The transparent processes, leading to the peaceful conduct of an open, credible, free and fair governorship primary in Ekiti state, at a time when other political parties are enmeshed in impunity-induced crisis and violence, is a loud testimony of the democratic credentials and principles of the repositioned PDP.
“Furthermore, the reconciliatory efforts of the Governor Seriake Dickson’s committee as well as the rebuilding of the party, through the Contact and Integration committee, are yielding tremendous dividends as manifested in the mammoth crowd that graced our rallies in Jigawa, Katsina and Osun states.
“Our initiative towards the nation’s economic recovery has commenced with the development of a robust and all-inclusive blueprint that will reopen the currently locked-down economic space, redirect the productive energies of our citizens through deliberate wealth creation policies and opportunities in all sectors,” the statement read in part.