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Imo crisis: PDP NWC rescinds alleged suspension of LG bosses

In search of peace and unity among party members, the National Action Committee (NWC) of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has overturned the alleged suspension of the heads of local government branches in Imo state.

The PDP NWC also said in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Dipo Olugonagpa, that the party will review the list of the Imo State Presidential Campaign Council.

Remember, PDP NWC had an interactive meeting with important stakeholders in Imo state chapter last Tuesday at the National Secretariat in Abuja.

The PDP NWC has decided that “all matters relating to the gubernatorial primary election in Imo State shall be suspended until after the 2023 general election.

Part of the statement stated, “The alleged suspension of some heads of local government branches in the state is null and void.

“No party member shall be suspended, punished, intimidated or harmed for legitimate or organizational democratic expression within the scope of the provisions of the Constitution of the People’s Democratic Party.

“The list of the Imo State Chapter of the Presidential Campaign Council shall be referred to the National Presidential Campaign Council for review to ensure greater inclusivity of party members in Imo State in accordance with the guidelines established by the party.

Appropriate democratic processes must be put in place during the Imo State gubernatorial primary elections to ensure a free and fair process for all party members interested in participating in the primary election process.

“The two competing parties shall convene in private and discuss the way forward to ensure a smooth, unified and cohesive presidential, national and state assembly election campaign for the 2023 general election.

“The vice presidential nominee should meet with critical leaders to further discuss and resolve all issues in the Imo State chapter of our party.”

He mandated all party members in Imo state to work together to ensure the victory of the PDP in the upcoming 2023 elections.

Among those in attendance were the party’s National Secretary Senator Samuel Anyanu, Ex-Conservatives, His Excellency Ashik Odinwa and R.T. presence. Emeka Ihedioha, members of the State Action Committee, current and former National Assembly members, members of the Board of Trustees (BoT), members of the State Senate Committee and other key stakeholders from Imo State.

Imo crisis: PDP NWC rescinds alleged suspension of LG bosses

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