Bayelsa Guber Primary: PDP Youths Warn Gov Ishaku-led-Eleco against all forms of manipulation
Taraba State Governor and Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Electoral Committee for Bayelsa State governorship primary, Darius Ishaku has been warned not to manipulate the state primary scheduled for September 3.
The PDP South South Youth Vanguard, which gave this warning in Abuja at the weekend, urged the Taraba State governor, who was appointed as the Chairman of the Committee by the National Leadership of the party, to conduct free, fair and transparent primary that will stand the test of time.
The group, in a statement by its National Chairman, James Efe Akpofure, also warned members of the committee not to succumb to pressure from any quarters.
The PDP Youth Vanguard added that the job of the committee was to conduct primary and not to set fire of confusion in the state.
The group added that PDP is known as a party that conducts free, fair and transparent primary, unlike the the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that take directives from above.
The group further said that Bayelsa is known as a PDP State and “nothing should jeopardize that status because of personal interest. The primary should be conducted in the interest of all the PDP members.
“PDP is a family and all must be treated equally. Preferential treatment should not be given to any set of people. We are saying this because, we don’t want anything that will disturb the peace and unity the PDP Family is currently enjoying in Bayelsa State.
“The Governor Ishaku-led-electoral committee should put this into consideration and conduct a peaceful primary devoid of rancour and avoidable crisis.”
The group also pointed out that a primary devoid of crisis will give the party undeniable victory in the November 16 governorship election, as Bayelsa people will like to associate with a party that is peaceful.