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PDP convention: We cannot afford another mistake —Mark
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12 August, 2017

Mark, therefore, charged the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led Special Convention Committee not to leave any stone unturned to guarantee a hitch-free exercise. The report said he did not reveal the identities of the prospective defectors.

"We have seen so much enthusiasm by members".

The source cited the alleged removal of Chief Raymond Dokpesi as chairman of the Publicity Committee of the convention because one of the party's governors insisted on it.

"In this kind of planning you will have some challenges here and there but there are solutions being proffered to everyone of them and we are confident that we are on the right track and it shall be well on Saturday". I have no reasons whatsoever to leave the party. He was, however, absent at the inaugural meeting of the committee on Wednesday.

He also called on Nigerians to be wise so as not to fall victims of the All Progressives Congress propaganda.

"So, the point I want to make is that I remain in PDP and I will work hard with other faithful members to bring it back".

In his reaction, however, APC's spokesperson, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, said: "Three weeks is not forever; we will wait for it to come".

The opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has revealed that some high-profile members of other political parties in Nigeria will join its fold very soon.

He added that the PDP was just making an unsubstantiated claim.

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, said on Thursday that the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), must conduct a hitc-free non-elective convention so as to re-invent the party.

"We are confident that we will not lose any our valuable members to the former ruling party".

On the purported decimation of the Boko Haram insurgency by the current administration, Adeyeye urged Nigerians not to forget that prior to the 2015 elections, the PDP government under President Goodluck Jonathan "held elections in every Local Government Area in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States" the base of the terrorist sect; a feat he said is not possible today considering the menace of the sect in the last couple of months.

The Chairman of the Screening Committee, who is also a former Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Adamu Waziri, spoke on behalf of the committee.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left) and Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Real.


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