Plateau: sorry PDP aspirants swear to boycott State Congress

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The leadership crisis that is shaking the main opposition party the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau has taken a new dimension as some candidates vying for leadership positions have vowed to the government. convention scheduled for tomorrow (Saturday).

Speaking to reporters less than 24 hours at congress, former acting national legal adviser and aspiring vice-president, North Plateau, Barr. Simon Jok, who spoke behalf other aspirants, said none them had been screened for congress.

Jok said, “We bought forms to the PDP Congress, paid our administrative fees but were not informed the screening applicants which done in secret.

“As we speak, we have 13 cases local government conventions and 66 cases neighborhood conventions.

“However, based our meeting August 19, 2020, with Benue Governor Samuel Ortom in Abuja, we decided that the interim committee would be dissolved and that a neutral committee would be set up. in place.

“We also decided that all court cases should be withdrawn and that the committee would have 90 days to lead a free, fair and credible Congress State,” he explained.

“The committee has been dissolved and a new one has been put in place, but surprisingly, 24 hours after the committee created, we learn that there will be a state convention Saturday.

“We will not agree to anything more than the resolution the meeting called by Governor Ortom. If there is no fairness, if there is no justice, and if they go ahead to lead Congress, we will go to court to challenge the result.

Also speaking, former member of the House of and aspiring President, the Hon. Bitrus Kaze, called the party’s National Working Committee to suspend the congress and resolve all legal disputes for a smooth state congress.

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