Crisis: Don’t abandon party – PDP leaders beg as they visit Jonathan




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PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 6: Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan arrives for a dinner with the French President as part of the Summit for Peace and Security in Africa at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France on December 6, 2013. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja – THE acting National the Peoples Democratic Party, Yemi Akinwonmi, on Tuesday, led a delegation of party leaders to visit ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, in his Abuja residence.

Those on Akinwonmi’ delegation were Daisi Akintan, former caretaker secretary the PDP in the -West and the secretary of ex-officio forum and a member of the National Committee, Mrs Helen Taiwo.

Although the three-member team met with the former President behind closed doors, was gathered that the visit was designed to acquaint Jonathan with current happenings within the party and seek his advice on how best to find an amicable solution to the crisis.

A source privy to the meeting said, “The 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 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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