17 July 2017

Nigeria: Cairo Ojougboh - We're Still Members of PDP

Warri — Former Deputy National Vice Chairman of the defunct Senator Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, yesterday said they were still members of the party irrespective of the Supreme Court judgement.

Speaking twith journalists in Warri, Delta State, shortly after a meeting with members who were loyal to the former chairman of the party, Ojouigbo said they are still awaiting the receipt of the Supreme Court judgement for their lawyers to study and advised them appropriately.

But for now, he said they were still members of the party and would be ready to work for the success of PDP in future elections.

"We are PDP members and faithful ones. We are awaiting the written judgment as well as the advice of our lawyers. For now, we are still PDP members," he said.

Ojouigbo charged members in the state to return to their local government areas and wards and strengthen the party more while awaiting directive from the former executive of the party.

The the state factional Chairman of PDP, Hon. Austin Ogbabunor, urged the former leadership of the party to note the peculiar situation of the party in the state and how to integrate them into the party.

He warned that if the party in the state, led by the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa failed to absorb them, then they would think of another option.

"If the state PDP wants to work alone, then we will let them be and think of another option," he said.


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