BREAKING:PDP Cancels Endorsement Of Candidates By State Chapters



The Peoples Democratic Party,PDP has annulled all the endorsement of candidates by the state chapters of the party.A notable event this week was the endorsement Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu as the gubernatorial candidate of the party in Ebonyi state for the 2015 elections.
But Prof. Wale Oladipo,national secretary of PDP said in a statement “The National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting today, Thursday, October 9, 2014 noted that some elected officers of our great Party at the state level have continued to engage in processes aimed at endorsing candidates for the 2015 general elections despite warnings from the national leadership that they, as unbiased umpires should not involved in such.
He said, “The NWC strongly frowns at this development and issues this as a final warning to all elected party officials and chapters at all levels, and shall not hesitate to sanction such erring officers or chapters.
“The sanctity of our nomination processes must be protected at all times. We therefore wish to assure all party members that there shall be a level playing ground for all aspirants intending to participate in the nomination processes.
“Consequently,” he said “the NWC will not hesitate to protect any of our members who in any way stands to be shortchanged, cheated or victimized by such endorsements.”
“The NWC charges all our members and supporters therefore to disregard all such endorsements as the PDP will conduct primaries to duly elect our flag bearers in line with the provisions of the Electoral Act and the constitution of our great party.”