The Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum has appealed to its members and stakeholders to stay calm following the resignation of seven members of the get together’s nationwide officers.
On Tuesday, the officers resigned their positions as members of the National Executive Council.
The seven nationwide officers are; the Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Diran Odeyemi; Deputy National Legal Adviser, Ahmed Bello; Deputy National Women Leader, Umoru Hadizat; Deputy National Auditor, Divine Amina Arong; Deputy National Organising Secretary, Hassan Yakubu; and the Deputy National Financial Secretary, Irona Alphonsus.
Reacting in a press release issued by its chairman, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, the PDP discussion board urged all aggrieved members to carry their peace for the get together, as efforts have been ongoing by members to intervene on the matter.
Tambuwal defined that the discussion board acquired with regrets and unhappiness the latest rumblings within the PDP.
The assertion learn, “The PDP Governors’ Forum has received with regrets and sadness the recent rumblings in the PDP. The Governors hereby call on all members of the party and indeed all stakeholders to remain calm in the face of the developments.
“We plead with all aggrieved persons and those with the interest of the PDP at heart to keep their gun powder dry, as efforts are being made in consultation with members of the PDP Board of Trustees and other stakeholders to resolve all contending issues.
“To this end, the PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM has scheduled an emergency meeting to discuss the affairs of the Party and the way forward.
“The PDP as the only remaining hope of the nation for good governance must show an example to Nigerians and also take advantage of the current disarray in the APC and its rudderless government.”