Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has led the elders and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State to pledge their loyalty and support for the national leadership of the party and the presidency of Goodluck Jonathan.
The Governor who was accompanied to the PDP national secretariat in Abuja by an array of leaders and elders from the State including elder statesman and former Federal Commissioner, Chief Edwin K Clark, affirmed the unity and strength of PDP in the State.
He informed the National Chairman that all the issues and challenges confronting the State Chapter of PDP have been resolved amicably, and that the State was prepared to deploy its strategy for the use of the national secretariat of the party to address the challenges facing it.
Uduaghan reiterated that there is no where PDP is more united in the country than Delta State, adding that it was necessary to let him know that PDP in Delta State is prepared and willing to give him total support.
He asserted that Delta State was performing in line with the PDP manifesto as has become evident in the numerous feats and awards received by the State.
In his remarks, Chief Clark confirmed the unity and strength of PDP in the State as well as their readiness to assist the national office to ensure that the new leadership succeeds.
On his part, Alhaji Muazu re-iterated that there would be no automatic ticket for aspirants in the party, urging every member interested in one elective position or the other to go and campaign in order that the party is strengthened and that the party is loved and liked by the people at the grassroots.
The PDP National Chairman commended the achievements of Governor Uduaghan in Delta State particularly the recent breakthroughs in the health, transport, and education sectors as well as the poverty alleviation programme.
Delta State Government Press Release