- The Saraki-led PDP reconciliation committee has hit the ground running as it seeks to help the party defeat the APC in 2023
- The committee saddled with the responsibility of reconciling aggrieved party members has reportedly perfected its strategy to carry out the task
- Among other plans, the committee will meet with PDP governors and PDP legislators in the coming weeks
The committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reconcile aggrieved party members have reportedly came up with the strategy to carry out the assignment.
The Punch reports that the committee led by former Senate president Bukola Saraki perfected their strategy when the members recently met in Abuja.
The newspaper citing an anonymous source said the committee will meet with the governors on the platform of the PDP within the next two weeks.
Legit.ng gathers that the PDP leaders, after meeting with the governors, will proceed to meet with the PDP caucus in the National Assembly.
They have allegedly reached out to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state as well as the Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle, in a bid to get everyone on board.
Apart from these, the committee will also have informal engagements individual party members who have grievances, a task which will involve going round the states of the federation.
The committee was inaugurated by the PDP's National Working Committee (NWC) with the mandate to reconcile party members, stop imminent defections and help put the party in order ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Governor Wike berated the NWC of the PDP, accusing it of deepening the crisis in the party.
Wike specifically accused the NWC of causing disunity among PDP governors, a development which he said may jeopardise the opposition party’s prospect of taking over the presidency in 2023.
Legit.ng gathers that a statement released by Wike’s media aide, Kelvin Ebiri, indicates he made the statement while appearing on a live television programme in Port Harcourt on Friday, December 11.
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