Take It Back: New PDP National Chairman Gives Quit Notice to APC

Take It Back: New PDP National Chairman Gives Quit Notice to APC

  • Senator Iyorchia Ayu has given a quit notice to the ruling All Progressives Congress following his election
  • The newly elected national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party reiterated the determination to wrestle power from the ruling party
  • Going further, he promised that the opposition party will unite the country and move it to the path of prosperity

The newly elected national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has given a quit notice to the ruling All Progressives Congress, saying “we are taking back the country.”

Speaking in the early hours of Sunday after his election at the national convention of the party in Abuja, Ayu said: “The PDP is back. We are determined. The other one is a contraption.

New PDP national chairman gives quit notice to APC
The PDP has promised to take the country back. Photo: Samuel Olubiyo
Source: UGC

“In two weeks time you will see the power that will come back in PDP in every state. A small group of people decided to divide Nigeria. We will unite the country and move ahead to develop this country.

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“We did it before, we will do it again. The other party can never hold a convention… It is a challenge. This is a quit notice to the other party. We are taking back the country. We will develop the country.”

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It was reported that the efforts of the leaders of the party failed to persuade Oyinlola to withdraw from the contest as of the time voting commenced at 5 pm.

The stakeholders, especially the party’s governors, have adopted Arapaja as consensus candidate for the position, a decision Oyinlola has vowed to resist.

Also, Inna Ciroma, who is contesting for deputy national chairman (North), has also stuck to her guns, resisting pressure to step down for her male contender, Umar Damagum.

Source: Legit.ng

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