By:Abubakar S. H
Women and Youth groups in kogi state, have called on the Leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to give the ticket of the party to Sen. Dino Melaye and also give maximum support to power shift to Kogi West.
The women groups and youth came in their thousands, protested to the state Secretariat of PDP
The Spokesperson, Gimba Salisu : noted that PDP women, and youth leaders from the seven local government areas met to review the political situation and to further support our Party in providing progressive leadership amidst our challenges.
“During our discussions, youth and women commended the party leadership and other stakeholders to contribute to the emergence of a strong governorship candidate for the PDP from kogi west
“After careful deliberations, and decisions of women and the youths from kogi west, we wish to state our firm conviction Sen. Dino Melaye will be the best option to deliver PDP from this terrible situation, we shall mobilize for his victory, he said.
“It is a matter of honour for the PDP, The Stakeholders should quickly intervene and concede the governorship ticket to Sen. Dino Melaye and to kogi west.
“We, therefore, wish to strongly recommend to you all that the search for a candidate of the party be limited to our compatriots from the kogi west. We appeal to all aspirants from the other senatorial districts to withdraw in the interest of fairness, unity and justice. allow only the aspirants from kogi west to proceed to the primaries.
“This moment calls for the most sober and inclusive approach to selecting our party’s candidate, and we call on all PDP leaders to fulfil their responsibility in this regard”.