PDP crisis: BoT Chairman urges calm among members



The Chairman People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Board Trustees (BoT), Sen. Walid Jibrin, has called for calm among party supporters in Nasarawa State in order to take the party to greater heights.

Appealing on Sunday in an interview with in Keffi, he said that the call had become imperative considering the crisis bedeviling the party in the state, and the need for those involved to bury their differences and work together in order to move the party .

“I appeal to all members PDP in Nasarawa State to be calm, steadfast and stay , the internal crisis engulfing our state coupled with recent court judgments.

“What is happening in the state is a pointer to all us to properly re-examine ourselves on ways to sincerely manage our party.

“We must, therefore, remain united and remove all interests,” he said.

Jibrin said as the BoT chairman and an indigene of the state he had earlier advised the feuding to withdraw the cases in court and lift all suspensions to give elders the opportunities to settle the matter amicably.

“I am not happy that earlier advice fell on deaf ears.

next plan is to call respected members and elders to a meeting with the concerned members to consider earlier advice as to how to end the crisis.

“Thereafter, submit our recommendations to the party Working (NWC),” he said.

The BoT chairman said that a meeting would be held after the easing of COVID-19 crisis.

He assured members that he would work with the NWC to resolve the end of the crisis, adding that everyone should remain law-abiding.

Jibrin called on the party stakeholders and supporters to continue to work in unity in the interest of the party and for the overall development of the state.

On May 28, a High Court in Akwanga, presided over by Justice Mustapha Rahamat,  nullified the and Local Government Congresses recently held in the state.

The PDP in the state had been engulfed in intraparty crisis that led to the suspension of some chieftains. (NAN)