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Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oshimili South Local Government Area, Delta State, have resolved to remain together in unity so as to advance the interest of the party, especially the actualization of the second term tenure of the Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.
The resolution was taken at a meeting PDP elders and leaders council, presided over by the party chairman, Ogbueshi Dada Okonji, yesterday.
The meeting, which was attended by party leaders and elders, political appointees, chairman and Councilors of the Local Government Council, elected party executives at both Ward and Local Government and State levels and PDP faithfuls also resolved to resist incursion of any other political party in the area.
The stakeholders expressed delight over the peace and unity that had prevailed in the party since after the PDP Congresses and further resolved to sustain the exiting peace in the area.
They said the party was reaping the benefit of team work and will continue to work as a team for the betterment of the party in the local government area and state in general.
In addition, the PDP members also resolved to acquire plot of land to build a party Secretariat for a conducive meeting venue and party administration.
Ogbueshi Okonji, whiling addressing the meeting, announced the dissolution of the PDP Elders Forum in the area, saying that it was unconstitutional.
According to him, as an elected chairman, he sees the party’s Constitution as his guide and there is no provision for such organ as PDP Elders Forum in the Constitution.
Ogbueshi Okonji while saying that he will soon constitute the appropriate organs of the party also warned elected PDP executives to shun attending meeting called by any pressure group, adding that those who have opinion to express should do so at party meetings.
In an interview, the immediate past state chairman of PDP, Chief Edwin Uzor, said the meeting was summon by the party chairman, Ogbueshi Okonji, for the members to brainstorm in how to move PDP forward.
He said all the resolutions would advance the interest of the party, especially with regard to the 2019 project of Senator Okowa for second term.
Chief Uzor advised party faithfuls to remain committed to leadership of the party at all levels.
Also speaking, one of the party leaders, Senator Francis Nwajei, pointed out that it was the party’s first meeting after the Congress, expressing delight that everybody was being carried along.
He commended the party chairman for the decisions taken to abide by the Constitution and sanitize the party, declaring that they will support him.
The meeting was also attended by Chief Ejiofor Onyia, Chief (Mrs.) Theodora Giwa-Amu, Alanza Uche Ugboma, Ogbueshi Dougla Okolotu, Ogbueshi Cassidy Iloba, Obi (Dr) Benibe Ugboko, Engineer Smart Meka, Lady Kanwulia Omoko, among others.
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