30 January 2013

Nigeria: We Are Behind Tukur - PDP NWC Says No Squabbles With Jonathan, Governors

press release

We are behind Tukur - PDP NWC Says no squabbles with Jonathan, governors

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reiterated that there is no division in its leadership even as members of the National Working Committee (NWC) have stressed that they are solidly behind the National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.

In the same vein, the leadership of the party said it totally supports the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan adding that it has no problem at all with PDP State Governors contrary to speculations in some national dailies.

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh in a statement yesterday said the Party's National Working Committee is united under Tukur's leadership and has been working in one accord to ensure good governance in the country.

"There is no division in the leadership of our party. We are solidly behind our National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur and we are focused on ensuring good governance in the country.

"Some people are not just happy that we are working together, so they come out with all sorts of speculations to see that they cause disaffection in our party but I want to assure that we will not be distracted in our focus to ensure that we continue to deliver the dividends of democracy to our people," Metuh said.

He said the party leadership is working together with President Jonathan to ensure the delivery of his transformation agenda which is aimed at ensuring rapid development in all sectors of the economy for the benefit of all.

"The leadership of the party is solidly behind President Goodluck Jonathan in his transformation agenda. We have one focus and that is to ensure massive development of the country in line with the manifesto of our party", he said.

In debunking speculations that the NWC was at loggerheads with the PDP Governors over certain issues, the National Publicity Secretary stressed that the party leadership is working in harmony with the governors and that there was no issue in contention between the two parties.


Chief Olisa Metuh

National Publicity Secretary (PDP)

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