Tuesday, 27 March 2018
I REMAIN A LOYAL MEMBER OF PDP - Chief Olabode George
Former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the people's Democratic Party, PDP and Former National Chairmanship Aspirant of the party, Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George on Monday assured party members that he remained a committed member of the party.
Chief George made the clarification on Monday at a public discussion titled "Nation Building Resettling Agenda" organised by the party in Abuja.
The one-time military Governor of the old Ondo State also pledged his loyalty to the party National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.
After Chief George lost the National Chairmanship of the opposition PDP to Secondus at the party's National Convention in December last year, there were insinuation that he might be quitting the party in anger for any other political party with is supporters.
Speaking at the ceremony, Chief George who received at standing ovation from the gathering said, "today event rekindled my absolute loyalty to you. I want to assure members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of my absolute loyalty and I pray that God will grant you wisdom to lead the party because I believe that we don't have a second chance to make the first impression.
The rest of the World is watching us, after the convention, this is our first outing because it looks as if we have taken on overdose of sleeping tablet.
This is period of elections, let the people know the difference that this is a party with experience.
To err is human, to forgive is divine. You (SECONDUS) have done the talk, let our people go and work the talk.
We will ensure that will be the message we will carry to the local leaders.
All our founding Father should come back and unite with the party. Some of them have gone to the wilderness. "he said.
Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar, Namadi Sambo, Former Jagawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, Former Governors of NIGER, KATSINA, TARABA and ANAMBRA STATE were some of the party leaders who attended the occasion. Alhaji Ajisefinni Fatai Alade from Lagos State also attended the occasion.