Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gearing up to welcome some high profile politicians defecting to the party.
He said this on Thursday as he inspected the Eagles Square, the venue for Saturday’s Non-Elective National Convention of the Party.
According to him, some prominent Nigerians will join the party within the next three weeks. Ifeanyi Okowa is the Chairman of the Party’s upcoming convention.
“We just came to see what is on ground. I believe that our people will be safe because we have everything under control, we are not expecting any hitches at all.
We are doing very well as a party and as a committee. In this kind of planning, you will have some challenges here and there but there are solutions being proffered for everyone of it and we are confident that we are on the right track and it shall be well on Saturday.
This is a new PDP and with the excitement we saw after the supreme court victory, we did see amongst Nigerians and not only PDP followers, I believe that a lot of people who thought that the party was going to implode by itself will realise that we are back alive and ready to offer what it takes to better the lives of Nigerians
Many of our high profile members that left earlier due to one form of disagreement or the other will return back to their party within the next three weeks because the National Caretaker Committee has constituted a Reconciliation Committee as well as a Contact and Mobilization Committee to reach out to them.
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.”
National Chairman of the Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi who also sounded optimistic assured members of the party that the issues relating to the South West zone of the party have been resolved.
“In politics, there are always issues but what is important is that we sit down and resolve the issues in a civil manner.”