The National Working Committee,NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has moved to assure its members that the recent happenings in the party are not witch-hunt rather part of the processes of instilling discipline.
The party in a statement by Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary, on Sunday in Abuja, said the party was aware of the feelings of its members and allegations of witch-hunt, therefore the need for the clarification.
The statement reads: “We assure that all the issues will be looked into and resolved amicably in line with the spirit of brotherliness and the guiding principles of our party.”
It further stated that the party “remains a strong, united and democratic family guided by the principles of equity, justice, rule of law and love for one another and will at the end of the day definitely come out stronger than ever before.
“We therefore urge all members to close ranks and totally disregard suggestions from envious enemies of our family that some individuals or groups are being targeted for certain reasons.
“We assure all members that the PDP remains the only national party committed to the welfare of the people for which it will continue to win elections across board. It will continue to exist as the party with structures in all wards, local governments and states in the federation where all are free to air their views and canvass their opinions.”
The PDP over the past weeks have been faced with internal wrangling leading to the suspension of Govs. Rotimi Amaechi and Aliyu Wammako of Rivers and Sokoto state respectively.
There are also insuinations of further suspension of high ranking governors and members opposed to the policies of the party ahead of the 2015 poll.