PDP Convention: Dickson warns against imposition of candidates


…Says no leader should usurp the powers of delegates

…Says party must avoid fresh crisis

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) prepares for its national convention to elect national officers on December 9, 2017, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, has warned against imposition of candidates on the party.

•Gov Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa

Dickson, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo, said the next convention was critical to the survival of the PDP. The statement added that the Governor was totally against imposition of candidates for positions at the convention and calls on PDP leaders and delegates to make sacrifices for the unity of the party.

He stressed that in cases where party stakeholders/delegates are unable to reach a consensus on any position, the party should allow all aspirants who have bought nomination forms to test their…

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