BY DAN OPARA#
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Imo State have revived their desire to re- claim the state in 2019 just as a chieftain of the party, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu said the tickets for various elective positions in the party is not the sole prerogative of anyone.
He however said the party will recognize those who worked hard for the party.
At a meeting held at the party’s secretariat in Owerri and attended by former Governors, Deputy Governors, former senators, present office holders on the party’s platform, Iwuanyanwu said he was impressed with the turn out of party supporters at a very short notice. He assured that the party will run a transparent primaries.
“I m speaking as a leader in the Imo PDP for the general interest of the party and the people of the State. “If you are vying for elective position under the platform of PDP, you must have identified with the party by way of supporting the party in various capacities.No gate crasher who exempts himself from responsibilities of the party will have a smooth drive ” Iwuanyanwu said
A group of party stalwarts named Imo PDP Integrity forum, also pledged their support to the party in the State. Spokesman of the group, Chief Osita Okorie said they are all Imo well meaning sons who are members of the party but resolved to come down to Imo State to assist the party to reclaim victory in the State in 2019.
He said “Days of old faces and names in Imo politics would be history. Only fresh faces would be seriously supported”.