PDP leaders visit Jonathan, beg him to stay amid reports he wants to decamp to APC

The leaders of major opposition party, PDP paid a visit to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, in his Abuja residence on Tuesday, August 31 amid reports he plans to decamp to APC.The acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Yemi Akinwonmi led a delegation of party leaders consisting of Daisi Akintan, former caretaker secretary of the PDP in the South-West and the secretary of ex-officio forum and a member of the National Executive Committee, Mrs Helen Taiwo.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from the Punch that the three-member team met with the former President behind closed doors over the crisis rocking the part.

A source privy to the meeting said; “The South West team were with the former President to appeal to him not to abandon the party.

“They also appealed to him to show more than a passing interest in the affairs of the party by becoming more actively involved in the activities of the party. The former President assured the team that he would not abandon the party.”

 

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