Don’t Tamper With Elumelu’s Victory – Group Warns PDP

Browse By

Spread the love

Our attention has been drawn to the clandestine move by some persons imploring the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party to substitute the name of the winner of the PDP Primary Election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu with the name of Mrs Joan Amaechi Mrakpor who lost the primary election to the later.

It will be recalled that a transparent primary election of the party for the said Federal Constituency was conducted on October 3rd 2018 and Hon. Ndudi Elumelu was declared winner of the primary by the PDP Returning Officer haven polled 266 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mrs. Mrakpor who polled 226 votes.

POST RECOMMEND FOR YOU   Keystone Bank Staff Arraigned For Stealing N3m From ATM

Hence, the sponsored fake news report making round in some circles alleging of the move by some persons to substitute Hon. Elumelu’s name with that of Mrs. Mrakpor is highly detestable and capable of plunging the party in to avoidable crisis.

We therefore urge the National Working Committee of the PDP led by Prince Uche Secondus not to succumb to the pressure to substitute Elumelu’s name with Mrs. Mrakpor.

We also urge the Independent National Electoral Commission to strictly ensure that only the name of the candidate who emerged from the primary election it monitored in the said Federal Constituency that is duly submitted to it by the leadership of the party.

POST RECOMMEND FOR YOU   Abdu Maikaba’s Men Seeking Improvement Ahead Of Akwa United - Enyimba Clash

In similar vein, we advise Mrs. Mrakpor to accept defeat and stop bringing the party’s name to infamy and public odium.

We believe the greatest concern of the PDP in Delta State should be on how to stop the APC from taking over the entire state in 2019 and as a result, we demand that all hands must be on deck in this regard.

Therefore, we call on the leadership of the party to appropriately sanction anybody found sponsoring fake news report against the party and it’s credible, free and fair primaries in Delta State.

POST RECOMMEND FOR YOU   Why Governor Obiano Does Not Deserve a Second Tenure - Chief Nwobu Alor

Signed:

Mr. Edwin Innocent,
National Coordinator,
National Youths Vanguard for Democracy

 

Also Read

MRS Manager Jailed 4 Years Over N2.3m Theft A Manager with MRS Service Station, Akoka branch, Mr. Amedu Friday, have been sentenced to four years imprisonment with hard labour, for stealing the ...
What N-Power Team Said About Aregbesola’s Go... A delegation NPOWER team has lauded Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for massive infrastructural projects embarked upon in the st...
Villagers Drag Buhari, Others to Court over Milita... About sixty-four villagers in the North-Central part of Nigeria, Niger State have dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and seven others to court for inv...
The Gambia: Jammeh, Family Flown Out in Tinubu’s J... Following the political uncertainty that fell on The Gambia after the 22-year-reign of the country’s strongman, Yahya Jammeh, on Saturday night, Asiwa...
Reps Grill Police IG, Solomon Arase, Over Reopenin... The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on Kogi Assembly Crisis on Thursday quizzed the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, over the re-o...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Inline
Inline