DELTA State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday night, joined other PDP governors in a meeting in Enugu, where it was resolved that aspirants for positions in the forthcoming national convention of the party will work with anybody who emerges winner.
The Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Ayo Fayose, of Ekiti State, who briefed the press after the closed door meeting held at Government House, Enugu, disclosed that during the meeting, the governors and leaders of the party deliberated on the forthcoming convention of the party and also looked at the preparedness of the party to win in the November 18, governorship election in Anambra State.
Governor Okowa, who was received on arrival at Government House, Enugu, by the Governor of Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuani, was later joined by the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, Dave Umahi (Ebonyi State), Nyesom Wike (Rivers State), Ben Ayade (Cross River State), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa-Ibom State), Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa State), Ayo Fayose (Ekiti State), Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe State) and Darius Ishiaku of Taraba State.
Also present at the meeting were the Chairman of the PDP National Working Committee, Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi and members of the committee, former governors, leaders of the party and aspirants for different positions of the party in the forthcoming convention.
According to Fayose, “We deliberated on the forthcoming national convention of our party; we took time to meet with all our aspirants and we have all agreed to work with whoever emerges. We have responsible people vying for different positions in the party.”
“We are all on one page; PDP comes first. We are leaving Enugu believing that we will take power at the centre in 2019 and we have equally agreed that we have all it takes to take over power in Anambra State; the election should be free, fair and credible, Nigeria is of age to conduct election that is acceptable internationally,” he said.