More Suspension Awaits Recalcitrant PDP Members in Cross River State

In Breaking News, Politics, Reports
Ntufam John Okon, PDP Chairman, Cross River State
Ntufam John Okon, PDP Chairman, Cross River State

by crossriverwatch admin

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Cross River state has said it shall continue to wield the big stick by suspending any recalcitrant member, particularly those who without exhausting party mechanism in settling disagreements take the party to court.

Ntufam John Okon, the state chairman of the party made the revelation today, Tuesday in Calabar while interacting with media men.

Okon, who said the PDP shall continue to maintain high disciplinary standards, hinted that four cases were already in court, instituted by members who were aggrieved with the conduct of the just concluded primaries, preparatory to the September local government polls.

He explained that the four cases were brought against the party by some councilorship aspirants from Biase, Calabar South, Akamkpa and Yala, but promised that those members already stand suspended in line with the party’s constitution.

He said, “The party is supreme, and I believe strongly in the constitution of the party. Anyone who feels he can manipulate us to respond to his whims and caprices has made a mistake and shall be taught a lesson”.

The party chairman described as violent-free the just concluded ‘party primaries’ in the state, and submitted that “the magic that actualized the huge success story was conceived by Governor Liyel Imoke, and is anchored on consensus building, strict adherence to zoning and the principle of gender participation and equality.

“This virtue has produced four female chairmanship candidates and about 56 (fifty-six) female Councilorship candidates across the state. The party intends to fly not less than 15 female Vice-chairmanship candidates in the 2013 local government elections”.

He therefore challenged party members in Cross River and the country to study party constitution as well as the electoral act so as to be guided accordingly.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

Inaugural Bakassi Fish Festival Ends In Style, Organizers Promise Bigger Festival Next Year

By Ogar Monday Listen To The Report The inaugural edition of the Bakassi Fish Festival has ended in a


INEC Extend Voter Registration To Further Notice, Gives Parties  Deadline To Submit Candidates Bio

By Patrick Obia Listen To The Report The Independence National Electoral Commission, INEC, has extended the continuous voter registration


Federal Government To Deploy Technology In 2023 Agricultural Census 

By Patrick Obia Listen To The Report The Federal Government of Nigeria has concluded plans to conduct the 2023


3 commentsOn More Suspension Awaits Recalcitrant PDP Members in Cross River State

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now