Bode George Harps on Unity, Equal Representation in PDP


Emma Okonji and Nosa Alekhuogie

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George yesterday stressed the need for unity and equal representation of members from different zones in the party.

George, who spoke as a guest yesterday on ‘The Morning Show,’ on Arise News Channel, the broadcast arm of THISDAY Newspapers, about the dispute in the party, said the PDP had always been known for justice, fairness and equity. According to him, it was same justice, fairness and equity that the G5 Group (Integrity Group), which he is part of are seeking to achieve.

According to him, the act of balancing, which the founding fathers of the PDP stood for, had been distabilised and eroded by a few people. This, according to him was what the G5 Group and others who believe in unity are presently fighting to achieve.

He listed the hierarchy of the party to include: President, Vice President, Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary to…

Source: Thisday Newspaper