Monday, 11 December 2017

APC in fear as PDP successfully conducts suspension



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is already living in fear because of the former’s successful national convention. 

Kola Ologbondiyan, its new national publicity secretary, said this in his first official statement and in reaction to a criticism from the All Progressives Congress (APC). “It is indeed laughable that the APC which has roundly failed in not only managing the affairs of the country but also its own internal issues would recourse to panic mode just because the PDP has succeeded in uniting its fronts by conducting of a very credible elective national convention. “We were very much aware of the plots by the APC to scuttle the convention and failing it has resorted to a failed attempt to discredit an elective convention that has been adjudged as creditable, novel and laudable by political stakeholders and lovers of democracy across the nation.


“Is it not disgusting, reprehensible and embarrassing that the APC that has repeatedly failed to hold meetings, congresses and convention in the last three years and has flagrantly continued to violate its own constitution is questioning our party’s rights to perform her legitimate and constitutional obligation?” Ologbondiyan said The APC, through Malam Bolaji Abdulahi, its spokesperson, had mocked the PDP over the way it conducted the convention saying it shows the party can never learn. “This unwarranted attack is only symptomatic of a party that has lost control and only clutching on straws for survival having been outrightly rejected by Nigerians," the PDP said. 


The PDP said the APC should be ashamed and not speak because it is a party that violates its own constitution. “Perhaps APC leaders have never read Article 25 (A)(i) of their party’s constitution which stipulates that ‘the national convention of the party (APC) shall be held once in two years at a date, venue and time to be recommended by the National Working Committee (NWC) and approved by the National Executive Committee (NEC) subject to the giving of the statutory notices to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and at least 14 days notice given to members eligible to attend’. “Which impunity could be higher than APC violating its constitution? It is strange that APC could be moralising on the principles of social justice whereas its actions against Nigerians are a complete departure from the norms. 


“It is important for this spokesman of a failed party and his pack of incompetent members to reminisce on the needless pains and suffering they have inflicted on Nigerians rather than being jittery over the successful outcome of the PDP’s elective national convention,” Ologbondiyan said. PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 new app The PDP said Nigerians have come to discover that APC is a fraud as well as an organisation of deceitful characters who have failed to keep a single of its countless promises made to the citizens. “It is no longer news that the nation is drifting under APC and the PDP has come to the rescue. “We must therefore remind the APC that the era of deceit, trickery and scaremongering, which has been the hallmarks of their government, is gone and Nigerians are just waiting to kick them out come 2019,” the PDP said.


The PDP said Nigerians have come to discover that APC is a fraud as well as an organisation of deceitful characters who have failed to keep a single of its countless promises made to the citizens. “It is no longer news that the nation is drifting under APC and the PDP has come to the rescue. “We must therefore remind the APC that the era of deceit, trickery and scaremongering, which has been the hallmarks of their government, is gone and Nigerians are just waiting to kick them out come 2019,” the PDP said. 

NAIJ.com earlier reported Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has declared that the recently held national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its success cannot threaten the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. The Punch reports that Okorocha said this in Ondo state where he received an honorary doctorate degree at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko.

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