By Myke Uzendu, Abuja
Following calls for the National Chairman of People Democratic Party (PDP) to resign, Governors elected under the platform of the party have called on all party supporters and stakeholders to remain calm in the face of the new developments.
The governors said they are working with members of the Board of Trustees (BoT) to resolve all contending issues.
The governors in a statement by its Chairman and Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Tuesday disclosed that the governors have scheduled an emergency meeting to save the party from further implosion.
The Director-General said that the opposition party remains the only hope for good governance in the country and called on all Nigerians to stand with the party at the trying time.
The statement reads: “The PDP Governors’ Forum has received with regrets and sadness the recent rumblings in the PDP.
“The Governors hereby call on all members of the party and indeed all stakeholders to remain calm in the face of the developments.
“We plead with all aggrieved persons and those with the interest of the PDP at heart to keep their gun powder dry, as efforts are being made in consultation with members of the PDP Board of Trustees and other stakeholders to resolve all contending issues.
“To this end, the PDP Governors’ Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting to discuss the affairs of the Party and the way forward.
“The PDP as the only remaining hope of the nation for good governance must show an example to Nigerians and also take advantage of the current disarray in the APC and its rudderless government”.
National Youth Leader of the party Sunday Ude-Okoye on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Secondus after seven members of the National Executive Committee resigned their members with about 10 members of the National Working Committee threatening to vacate their offices.