Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus yesterday inaugurated two National Campaign committees to mobilize winning support for its gubernatorial candidates in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
Secondus reeled out seven mandate for the expanded committee led by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and Dr. Haliru Bello for Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively.
Secondus said the committees should take off immediately and ensure that tge effect: Reconciliation of all interest groups in Kogi and Bayelsa states; Manage and raise funds for the campaigns; facilitate Media campaign incorporating social media and voters education.
They are also to make Mobilization of the youth and women; training of the agents to be well behaved at the polling Units and coordination of activities in the situation room for the party.
Secondus said the Peoples Democratic Party has done all it needed to have done in accordance to the law facilitating a transparent primaries election that has elevated the PDP standards of a peaceful and fair presidential election in which the party failed.
Secondus tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission to be unbiased in its conduct of the elections even as it tasked the security agencies to maintain same.
He stressed that the transparency of these primaries were the first since the PDP was created in providing internal democracy.
Secondus pledged a civilised campaign from the PDP in the two states stressing that the party will not indulge in violence whilst the electioneering period
“We have fulfilled all righteousness for Kogi and Bayelsa state. For the first time in our party we have done very fair primaries process. We have lifted the standard.
“We have carefully selected men of timber and caliber to seat plan engineer and re engineer the campaign for us to win these two states.
“We will do the most civilized campaigns ‘ PDP will never be involved in violence and “We call on INEC and the security agencies to come and conduct a good election.
“We call on the APC government to conduct a free and fair elections in Kogi and Bayelsa state.”
– Patrick Osadebamwen, Abuja