By Chibuike Nwabuko, Abuja
National Chairmanship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus has denied allegation that some powerful forces want to impose him as the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, saying that his strength lies on the redemption messages he is selling to PDP delegates.
Secondus while reminding that the position of National Chairman is zoned to the Southern region, noted that he has every legitimate and legal rights to aspire for the office of National Chairman. Stressing that his candidacy depends on endorsement and votes of delegates at the forthcoming national convention.
He disclosed this in a statement Signed by Taiye Garrick, on behalf of Secondus Campaign Organisation made available to Sundiata Post.
Garrick informed that since launching his campaign, Prince Secondus has been reaching out to delegates across the 36 states, seeking their votes and presenting his agenda for revival of the party ahead of 2019.
While recalling how some members of Board of Trustees openly endorsed some aspirants, he wondered why no state governor has openly endorsed Secondus yet if indeed the rumour is true.
According to him,” Throughout this period, no member of Board of Trustees has openly endorsed him as they have done for some other candidates’ .No state governor has openly endorsed him so far even though some aspirants claimed support of some governors. Where then is the plot to impose Secondus? He asked.
Taiye Garrick therefore urged all aspirants to get ready for the National Convention where delegates will cast their votes for an aspirant of their choice in the full glare of the public. Stressing that nobody can impose any aspirant in a free and fair contest.
He also affirmed that Prince Secondus remains the most qualified for the chairmanship going by his antecedents before and after the crisis that nearly killed the party. He is bold and pushful alongside with his great blueprint to return the PDP to power in 2019.
Garrick reiterated that the forthcoming convention is Prince Secondus great opportunity to complete the redemption started at the Port Harcourt mini convention.
“We must elect real committed party members into the upcoming National Working Committee, he said.
He described Secondus as a man of undiluted loyalty, unflinching determination for PDP revival and unparralled qualification for PDP leadership.