07 July 2021 by Aisha Adesanya
A Peoples Democratic Party Member of the House of Representatives, Rimamnde Shawulu has called on the National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus and the National Working Committee NWC to resign.
The lawmaker in a letter addressed to the National Chairman noted with disappointment the rate at which the party which is to provide purposeful opposition and alternative is losing members to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in droves.
The lawmaker who is from Taraba State further cited instances of defections by PDP Governors and lawmakers, with specific mention of the recent defections from Zamfara state.
He also noted that the happenings in the party leaves much to be desired as the Chairman has left it in a worse position than where it was before the exit of its former Chairman, Adamu Mua’zu.
Shawulu added that the last two years called for sober reflection and sacrifices by both the leadership and membership of the party hence the need to set the ball rolling, so that the party can come back to life and be seen as a viable alternative to the APC.
He also reminded Secondus of the many failings of the PDP under his watch, which he said lend credence to some rumours that high ranking party members had allegedly been settled to make it unelectable in the future.
Proferring a way out of the party’s political doldrums the lawmaker who pointed out that
Parents make sacrifices for their children stressed the need for the Leaders to sacrifice for the good of the people they lead.
He therefore urged the party Chairman and NWC to live for the party by surrendering leadership, in order for reconciliation and repositioning of the party to begin in earnest for a fresh start.