20 February 2018

Nigeria: South-South PDP Governors, Leaders Blame Govt for Security Lapses

Port Harcourt — People's Democratic Party (PDP) governors and leaders in the South-South Zone have lamented destabilisation of the nation's security infrastructure, resulting in the recent wanton killings.

The PDP leaders, therefore, vowed to work in unison to ensure the incumbent All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is defeated in 2019.Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, while addressing the PDP South-South zonal executive council meeting at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Port Harcourt, stated that it would be in the interest of the nation for APC to be shown the way out.

The governor urged PDP leaders to remain steadfast and focused as they have a duty to salvage the country and set it on the path of growth.Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State called on the party leaders to support Secondus as he works towards a PDP victory in 2019.

Similarly, Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel said the South-South forms the foundation for the revival of the country and every effort must be put in place to ensure the success of the party.

Others, who spoke at the meeting, include National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus; former Rivers State Governor, Celestine Omehia; Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio and PDP South-South Zonal Chairman, Emmanuel Ogidi, among others.

They alleged that the APC Federal Government had failed Nigeria, destroyed the economy, destabilised the nation's security infrastructure and made the country to slide into unprecedented suffering.

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