Some PDP Members Want Me out of Office – Tukur

Some PDP Members Want Me out of Office – Tukur

The National

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur yesterday

said that members who do not cherish openness and transparency want him out of

office, just as he stressed that there was noting he had done wrong to any

member of the party to warrant any gang up against him as being speculated that

plans were on to ease him out of PDP.

Some PDP Members Want Me out of Office – Tukur

statement yesterday from London where he went for Easter break, the PDP

National Chairman however warned PDP members to be wary of antics of the

opposition, adding, ‘’some members may not like the idea of ensuring openness

and transparency in the manner we conduct our affairs. But the truth remains

that openness and transparency remain the best tool for making the PDP to


In a

noted that he has been resolute in ensuring that all members of the party get

carried along in all its programmes and policies, promised that he would

continue to serve the interest of the party to the best of his ability, adding

that the agenda of reconciliation by his leadership was the only solution

to the sustained rumblings among members

Tukur who

continue to conduct the party’s affairs with transparency and openness, as

according to him, all the aggrieved members, stakeholders, leaders, Elders and

members have the open ticket to reach the National Headquarters and hold

the leadership

in confidence on their points of grievances.

He vowed to

him, every action he took since he became the Chairman was in the interest of

the party, and in line with the set agenda of Reconciliation, Reformation and

Rebuilding of the party at all levels in Nigeria.

According to

“As the Chairman, I love my party. If I am serving PDP at my age, the reason is

not because I want anything as gains, the reason is that serving the ruling

party amounts to serving my nation. I have my nation to serve and diligently

too, because the country has made me.

Tukur said,

it is a pay back time for the country that made me who I am. So why would I

complain in the face of stiff challenges.

So for me,

Chairman, I had taken decisions which had metamorphosed in the reconciliation

moves we have been making. We want every member to see the party as his or her

own and as a party that bestow pride on all. Many people would not like such. In

that case, I have no apology for doing good to PDP.

“Yes, as the

appreciate Mr President who has been a major pillar of support for the PDP. The

President had endorsed every action we took with conviction that they were all

in the good interest of the PDP. The governors have been supportive too. We

have been in touch and they keep on assuring me of their support.


take care of my health, I urge party members to continue to support the

National Working Committee (NWC) in its drive towards re-launching PDP into a

more formidable structure capable of wining and winning elections without


“While I

Tukur thanked every member of the PDP for being steadfast, most especially in

the face of threats by the opposition groups to pull down PDP at all costs,

noting that the agenda by the opposition in that regard would always come to

naught if PDP members all over the country would not succumb to the antics of

the opposition.


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