Stop Running To the Courts, Secondus Tells APC … As Gov. Sets Standard for New PDP Chairman

National chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has advised the All Progressive Congress (APC) to stop rushing to the courts over its internal ramblings saying the courts will not give peace to the Party.

Addressing delegates at state congress of the PDP in Port Harcourt, Secondus said he owe no apology to the opposition party over its crises and advised the APC to emulate the peaceful congress held by the Rivers State chapter the PDP.

The PDP national chairman lamented the faulty electoral process in the country, regretting that, the country has failed to properly organize elections devoid of violence intimidation and interference by security agents.

He expressed the hope that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will initiate reforms in the electoral process that will guarantee free and fair elections as obtained in countries like Ghana.

Governor Nyesom Wike who also participated in the Congress tasked the newly elected Chairman of the Party in the state Ambassador Desmond Akawor to brace up for the task ahead.

Wike commended the outgoing Chairman of the Party Bro. Felix Obua for working assiduously for the Party which led to the success of the Party in 2015 and 2019.

He warned the new chairman of the Party, Ambassador Desmond Akawor to emulate the standards set by Obua, “This party will not forgive you if you fail us. Be bold and run an inclusive administration,” Governor Wike said.

The governor said the state chapter of the party will continue to support the national leadership of the Party, stressing that the party will still remain in power in the state in 2023.

Amb. Desmond Akawor in his acceptance speech, pledged the commitment of the new party leaders to move the Party to greater heights and called for support of party members for the new executives.

Those elected by the state congress included, Amb. Desmond Akawor from Oyigbo as chairman, Aaron Chukwuemeka, from Obio Akpor as Deputy Chairman, while Benebo George, from Akuku-Toru emerged State Secretary of the party amongst others. Over 3000 delegates participated in the elective congress.

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