Jonathan Blasts Critics, Says Only PDP Can Lead Nigeria To Greatness


The National Caretaker Committee (NCC) headed by Senator Ahmed Makarfi will friday hold a press conference in Abuja to intimate its members on what to expect at tomorrow's event which will take place at the Eagles Square pavilion.

According to him, in 2012, PDP ensured that prices of food remained stable in spite of flood which affected 50 per cent of farmlands along the flood plains of river Niger and Benue.

"I am here to reassure you that nobody can intimidate the PDP". You can come back and join us, you are always welcome.

"From the way things are going presently in this country, i believe Nigerians will realise that PDP is the only alternative that can bring Nigeria out of her present economic challenges", he added. The prayers of these Nigerians were answered with the heart-warming Supreme Court judgement that thankfully halted the drift into chaos and bifurcation of our great party.

The former president noted that "government is run by policies, the creative thinking, brains in the executive council and in the civil servants were harnessed to get to where we are". The loss of the 2015 presidential election, the gale of defections that ensued and the leadership crisis that factionalised the party were enough to sink the PDP ship.

"Ours is a party firmly anchored on the grassroots, connected to the people in a unique way that recognises that power truly belongs to the people. With a firm resolve that we need to bounce back in 2019, we must think the best for ourselves", he said.

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There are indications that the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party is under intense pressure to suspend some of its members believed to be working against its interest. "We cannot afford to make another mistake that could affect the fortunes of the party in the days ahead", he said.

Recently, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that at 0.8 percent growth in 2017, Nigeria would not be able reduce unemployment and poverty except the government takes an urgent step in the implementation of the 2017 budget.

"It is time for self examination for all of us and to return to what is right bearing in mind our mistakes in the past".

Mr Nicholas Ossai (Delta-PDP), a member of the House of Representatives, made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Feel free to come back.

"Those who are decamping from PDP to APC are fair-weather friends of the party".

The said solving the issues of parallel Congresses in some states of the federation was paramount as it resolved that all matters relating to such states should be referred to the Convention for final decision.