Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the decision of some party stalwarts to pull absent from his campaign.
Kumornews recalls that a group of party chieftains led by the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike had withdrawn participation in the presidential campaign committee of the party for the 2023 elections.
The group’s position was disclosed by a previous Deputy Nationwide Chairman of the PDP, Olabode George, right after hours of meeting, which started Tuesday night and finished Wednesday morning.
Reacting to the shift from the party members, Atiku said he was astonished by their withdrawal simply because apart from the Rivers chapter, all other states submitted names of people who they preferred in the Presidential Campaign Council.
In a assertion on Wednesday, the previous vice president reiterated that the nationwide chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu will only be eradicated from his situation if the regulation in the party allows it.
He stated, “As a committed democrat and organization believer in the rule of law and democratic tenets, and our party remaining one set up, organized and controlled by legislation and our constitution, it is my complete belief that almost everything that we do in our party should be performed in accordance with, and conformity to, the legislation and our constitution.
“If Dr. Ayu is to be taken out from business office, it ought to be finished in accordance with the laws that set out the foundation for this kind of elimination. In any party, you will all remember that the incredibly system that is empowered by legislation to initiate this removal from business office, has previously passed a vote of self confidence in him.”
Speaking more, Atiku explained that the country is now likely by way of a stage of insecurity, financial meltdown, disunity and mutual distrust and academic dislocations which must be the level of focus for the time being.
He urged everyone in the party to come collectively and sign up for him in addressing the ills in the modern society and switch the nation about.
Atiku urged PDP members that have said their take care of to withdraw from the Presidential Campaign Council to rethink and retrace their measures.
“The above notwithstanding and for the sake of our nation, our little ones, and those people nevertheless unborn, we ought to not, for one minute, shirk our tasks to rebuild this beloved country of ours.
“Accordingly, we will have to forge on with the task and the mandate that we have been bestowed with. It is time, hence, to go on with the formidable tasks of country setting up in advance of us,” he additional.