– PDP uses consensus in ward congresses in Sokoto




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( PDP) in State on resorted to use of dialogue during its congresses in 244 wards.

A correspondent of News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) who monitored in parts of Wurno, Rabah, North and South local governments, learnt that the was conducted peacefully.

The Organising Secretary of the party in the state, Alhaji Abubakar Kantoma, told NAN that the was conducted hitch-free.

“We encouraged the use of consensus in over 90 per cent of the 244 wards in the 23 local governments of the state.

“So far so good and election was conducted in few areas where consensus could not be reached,” Kantoma said.

He said the party was intact in the state, saying: “We are and we are one family.”

However, some members of the party in Wurno local govenrment had petitioned its state caretaker , alleging attempts by some party to impose on them.

The spokesman of the group, Kabiru Achida, who is also a member of the caretaker committtee of the party in Wurno local government, told newsmen in Achida on that they wanted justice to be done.

“Some members of the party in the area were earlier disenfranchised as they were not registered during the recent registration exercise,” Achida, alleged.

He also said that the members were supporting the conduct of free and and not imposition.

The Chairman of the caretaker of the Party in the state, Alhaji Abdullahi Santali, debunked the allegations as baseless and unfounded.

“We supported the idea of consensus and it had worked. We are aware of the petition from Wurno and we are attending to it.

“Any member who is not satisfied with the use of consensus can petition us and we will do justice to it ,” Santali .(NAN)