PDP vows to defend Nigeria’s democracy, institutions



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday it would continue to protect and defend the nation’s democracy and its institutions.

The party gave the assurance in a communiqué issued at the end of its 87th National Executive Council (NEC) on Friday in Abuja.

The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said in the communiqué that the party rejected the destruction of the country’s democratic institutions.

He said the party also rejected the destruction of Nigeria’s values, especially the independence of the legislature, the politicisation of the judiciary and the compromise of security and electoral institutions.

The party spokesman said: “We assure Nigerians that the PDP through all available constitutional means including civil disobedience will insist on respect of the rule of law.

“We should desist from influencing the judiciary, INEC and security agencies.

“We will not allow the judiciary, legislature, security agencies and other…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper