By Henry Umoru
AHEAD of 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC and other opposition groups must note that that Nigeria was heading for what it termed the most trying election and should epensure that the present democracy does not break, just as it stressed that like previous elections, 2015 will come and go.
Reiterating that the APC is owned and run technically by one man, the PDP urged the Nigerian youths to protect the nation’s democracy to ensure that the present policies of government continue and provisions made for the youths of this country, adding that it was not acceptable added that such a situation where one to a nation like Nigeria where we have differences in religion, tribe, culture, among others.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja at PDP National Secretariat when he officially received some APC youths under the aegis, PDP youth frontier who dumped their party for the PDP, national youth leader, ComradeAbdullahi Maibasira, who noted that he had seen them promote the ideology of one man while they were still in the APC on social media, stressed that he was happy receiving them into the PDP, promising that they will be adequately rewarded based on their activities to win other youths into thr family of PDP.
According to PDP, the group must work and mobilise for the PDP to win the 2015 elections as that would guide against any break in the continuation of the party from ruling the country, all its programmes and policies.
Comrade Maibasira said, “You have taking the right decision by leaving the APC to joining our great party. I have watched you many times on the social media promoting the ideology of one man party. A party that is technicallly owned by one individual in a nation of different divergents.”
Maibasira who noted that the youths who left the APC have seen the light and believe in the PDP which has the interest of Nigerians at heart and maintained certain level of consistence, said, “PDP is the only party that has not change its name, slogan, logo and has maintained democracy in the country for 15 years.”
Speaking earlier, the leader of the group, Mr. Usman Okai who noted that PDP under the present leadership made them have a rethink and come to the party that led to conclude that there was no better place to be than in what he described as a true national and detribalised party, adding, “ instead of staying with a group controlled by one man, it is safe to be with many hands that are ready to serve Nigerian people.”
According to him, the group seeks political synergy, guidance and mentorship from political elites mentoring youths for leadership challenges of tomorrow.