From Pwanagba Agabus, Jos
The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State says it has resolved the wranglings and would conduct its ward congress on September 11, 2021.
The Party said by resolving their lingering differences, it was ready to reclaim power in the state, come 2023
Speaking to journalists after the party’s caucus meeting in Jos, the State Capital, Spokesman of the Sen. Tunde Ogbeha led State Caretaker Committee, Hon. Emmanuel Goar, said”We want to say with all sense of happiness and thanks to God that we held a successful meeting and a lot of issues have been resolved.
“PDP is now one on the Plateau. We have deliberated on a lot issues including the congresses that would be held in the next few weeks,” he said.
Also Speaking, a former Minister of Water Resources, Mrs Sarah Ochekpe, said that the party iwas grateful to national leadership of PDP for setting up the caretaker committee.
Ochekpe said that Sen. Ogbeha’s committee did a good job adding the resolutions of caucus meeting was an icing on the cake.
The former minister stated that forgiveness was offered and received during the meeting and the party is starting on a new footing.
In his remarks, Hon. Laven Ubandoma, Chairman Langtang North Local Government and Member of Plateau PDP Caucus said that there was no faction in the party again.
Ubandoma said that the people have resolve their differences and retrieve the state.
“We are now speaking with one voice and you can see that all the elders and party leaders attended the meeting.
“With the resolutions, our Ward congress would hold on September 11, local government congress on September 16 while the state congress will take place on the 25th of September.
“By the grace of God the congreses would be a family affair because we have all realised that we need to work together.
“We will remain united and regain power in the state come 2023,” he said.
Elder Bagudu Hirse, another former minister said that whoever thinks that PDP would not resolve its differences would be disappointed.
Hirse said that the resolution became imperative because a house divided against itself cannot stand.