Thursday July 29, 2021 4:31 AM

PDP inaugurates Caretaker Committee for Ebonyi, says party still strong

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up  the Caretaker Committee for the Ebonyi State chapter of the party.

The inuauguration was made by the PDP National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus.

Secondus who was represented by the Deputy National Chairman North, Sen. Suleiman Nazif, pledged that the PDP would continue to give opportunities and sense of belonging to the South East zone.

He said that the would continue to make effort that will ensure that PDP brand continues to shine in Ebonyi and South East.

“The people of the South East are people that we love, people that we admire, people who have contributed to the development of this country.

“You have a safe haven in PDP. You are known in the PDP. PDP is a household name in the South East.

“PDP will continue to be a household in Ebonyi,” he said.

The National Organising Secretary, retired Col. Austin Akobundu, assured that the party leaders would continue to ensure stability of the party.

the party would do everything possible to stabilise the party in Ebonyi and the enture South East.

Akobundu urged PDP faithfuls in the zone not to be discouraged by the  defection of the State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi, to the All Progressives Congress (APC), noting that the structure of the party in the state is still strong.

“I call on my brothers and sisters, do not be daunted. Do not take this as any minus at all.

“This is supposed to strengthen you, because as at the last roll call, the three senators from Ebonyi and all the members of House of Representatives stand tall with you.

“In partisan politics, the closer you get to the grassroots in terms of officials in the party, that is the true strength of the party.

“So, with you all, I make bold to say that the coming by-elections in the next 10 days, PDP will still take the day,” he said.

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