- In preparation for the 2019 general polls, the PDP has said that it desperately needs to reorganise itself
- Speaking on behalf of the party, the opposition's Delta state chairman, Kingsley Esiso, said that contest in the forthcoming polls will not be possible with a divided house
- Esiso also said that the the party would ensure that it conducts a free, fair and credible primary elections free from interferences by candidates
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has affirmed that it will not contest the 2019 general polls with a house in disarray, Vanguard reports.
It further said that the party would ensure that it conducts a free, fair and credible primary election free from interferences by candidates.
This position was taken on behalf of the party by its Delta state chairman, Kingsley Esiso, at Isiokolo Ethiope east local government area of the state, during an empowerment programme of Evance Ivwurie who represents the area in the state House of Assembly.
The lawmaker had said that the programme was anchored on the charge by the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa on elected and appointed officials in the state to empower locals and indigenes.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that the national chairman of the PDP, Prince Secondus, had revealed that the party was coming up with “generation next” programme for re-positioning youths to take over leadership in 2019.
Secondus made the disclosure at the opening of PDP youth leaders meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, March 14. He said that the programme was designed to prepare the youth to take over political leadership in the country.
According to him, with the programme, age barrier will be removed and a 25-year-old that is popular and intelligent can be voted into power as governor.
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