Acting Edo PDP chairman calls for calm

Mr Harrison Omagbon, Edo acting Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, has called for calm among party faithful, the suspension of the state chairman, Dr Tony Aziegbemi.

Omagbon said this a statement on Thursday Benin.

“My task as acting chairman will be to unite our party and ensure that the unity which our electoral victory bestowed on is sustained and enlarged to the glory of God,” he said.

He said that the suspension of Aziegbemi was to allow for proper investigation the allegations against him.

the recent developments our great party, I wish to appeal to our teeming and supporters to first accept our profound regret for the uproar of the last few weeks, as well as the recent developments at the party secretariat.

“On behalf of the state working committee, I am deeply sorry.

“However, we wish away our party’s sanctity, integrity and pride on the altar of parochial sentiments.

“That is why set up a committee to investigate and unearth the facts of these allegations,” he said.

Omagbon added: “My dear party faithful, we are at a very auspicious time our democracy.

“It is on record that our governor is counted among those delivering the dividends of democracy to the people.

“We engender a party of and flagrant disregard for the wishes of the people.” ()