PDP Governors’ Forum has emphasized the need for party discipline and reiterated zero tolerance for anti-party activities and sabotage.
This was stated in a communique issued at the meeting of the party governors forum with her presidential candidate and party leadership, held under the leadership of Governor Bala Mohammed, at Abuja, on Saturday.
At the end of the meeting, the following Communiqué was issued:
“The meeting emphasised the need for party discipline and re-iterated zero tolerance for anti-party activities and sabotage. No individual or group of individuals will be allowed to undermine the unity of the party and its processes.
“The meeting committed to repositioning and stabilizing the party. To this end, the healing and reconciliation process are in progress and yielding results.
“The meeting signalled that unity and loyalty are still core values of the PDP and would be rewarded.
“All the Governors and organs of the party solidly support the PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, GCON, and the PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, to rescue the stolen mandate in the tribunal and would do everything lawful towards achieving this.
“The Governors will work in partnership with the party at the states and national level to ensure good governance, transparency and accountability.
“The meeting congratulated the party for empanelling the Campaign Councils for the off-session elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi States and urged the Campaign Councils to ensure victory for the party in the three States.
“The meeting counselled the Federal Government to show leadership in curtailing the cost of Governance. 48 Ministers and several Special Advisers and Assistants should be reduced to ensure the health of our economy.
“The meeting advised the President, Commander in Chief and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria not to go into any form of war with the Republic of Niger over the recent military coup in the country, rather all tools of dialogue and diplomacy should be further employed.”
Present at the meeting were the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his vice, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.
Governors who attended the meeting include, the Chairman, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa, Sen. Douye Diri of Bayelsa, Sheriff Oborevwori, Delta, Peter Mbah of Enugu, Ademola Adeleke of Osun, Edo State Godwin Obaseki, Kefas Agbu of Taraba, Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State.
Also in attendance were House Minority Leader, Hon. Kingsley Chinda, Ag. National Chairman, Umaru Iliya Damagum, Deputy National Chairman (South) Taafeek Arapaja, National Chairman South South, Chief Dan Orbih, National Secretary Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, National Organising Secretary Hon. Capt. Umaru Bature, Nat. Treasurer, Ahmed Yayari, Asst. National Secretary Hon. Koshoedo Setoji.
Others are, National Youth Leader, Prince Muhammed Kadade, Zonal Chairman North West Sen Bello H. Gwarzo, Zonal Chairman North Central Dakas Shan, Vice Chairman South East High Chief Ali Odefa, National Financial Secretary Woyengikwo Daniel, National Publicity Secretary Debo Ologunagba, NWC (Auditor) Okechukwu D.O.