PDP governors call for calm as seven national officers of party resign



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has appealed to members and stakeholders of the party to remain calm Tuesday resignation of seven national deputy of the party.

The forum made the call a statement issued by its Chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, Abuja.

Tambuwal urged all aggrieved members of the party to hold their peace for the party, as efforts were ongoing by members to intervene on the matter.

He said that the forum received with regrets and sadness the recent rumblings the PDP.

“The Governors hereby call on all members of the party and indeed all stakeholders to remain calm the face of the developments.

“We plead with all aggrieved persons and those with the interest of the PDP heart to keep their gun powder dry.

“Efforts are being made consultation with members of the Board of Trustees and stakeholders to resolve all contending issues.”

Tambuwal added that to that end, thePDP governors’ forum had scheduled an emergency meeting to discuss the affairs of the party and the way forward.

He said that the as the only remaining hope of the nation for good governance must show an example to Nigerians and also take advantage of the current disarray the APC.

Seven deputy national of the party on Tuesday resigned their positions as members of the National Executive Council.

The seven national are Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Diran Odeyemi; Deputy National Legal Adviser, Ahmed Bello; Deputy National Women Leader, Umoru Hadizat; Deputy National Auditor Divine Amina Arong; Deputy National Organizing Secretary, Hassan Yakubu; and Deputy National Financial Secretary, Irona Alphonsus.

The cited the incompetence of the party National Chairman, Uche Secondus managing the affairs of the party.(NAN)