Mark predicts stronger PDP after primaries

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By Tina George, Minna

Former Senate President and Presidential Aspirant, Senator David Mark has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party () will come out stronger and more united after the Presidential Primaries.
Just as he said that those anticipating chaos and disintegration of the party after the primaries would be disappointed.
Speaking to newsmen in Minna during his visit to delegates in state, Mark said that Nigerians should stop presuming that the Primaries will be explosive.
“Nigerians need to stop presuming there will always be problem. It is a presumption on the part of onlookers that there will be chaos and not the participants themselves. Those outside are the ones presuming that it is going to be explosive, it won’t be free and fair but those of us who are the aspirants, have every confidence in the party structure and party hierarchy, that they will organise a very free, fair, credible and transparent primaries.
“So do not bother too much. I think we are over reacting, we are anticipating too much that things will go wrong”, he said.
The Senator expressed the confidence of the  aspirants seeking the Presidential ticket of the party in the Party leadership in providing free, fair, credible and transparent primaries.
He added that there have been a consensus agreement to give anyone who gets the PDP Presidential ticket all the support to ensure the party comes out victorious in the 2019 elections.
“PDP will have a very healthy primaries and we have decided that whoever emerges as the Candidate, the rest of us will unite solidly behind him. Whoever wins will get the support of the rest of us. Whatever problem may emerge, we will realize it among ourselves and come out stronger and more united. “

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