Displaced people from Baga listens to President Goodluck Jonathan (unseen) in a Maiduguri camp on January 15, 2015. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan met survivors from what is thought to be Boko Haram's worst attack in its six-year insurgency. H ~ OLATUNJI OMIRIN
Port Harcourt - Mr Ralph Hart, Secretary,
Rivers PDP Blueprint Committee, on Friday, denied copying/ plagiarizing the
blueprint of the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate in the
Dr Dakuku Peterside, the governorship candidate of the APC in Rivers, had
alleged that the PDP copied his economic blueprint for the development of the
Hart told newsmen in Port Harcourt that the 12 member committee that wrote the
PDP blueprint, worked for 10 months to produce the document.
He said the committee comprised four professors, four lawyers, a chartered
accountant and the party’s deputy governorship candidate, Dr Ipalibo Harry.
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"The PDP’s analysis of what the APC claims to be a roadmap does not reveal any
correlation whatsoever between the APC document and the blueprint of the PDP
governorship candidate", he said.
Hart added that the PDP blueprint was a social contract between the PDP, its
candidate and the residents of Rivers state.
"Our mission document has a clearly set out table of contents that directs the
attention of the readership to any area of special interest or concern", he
According to the Secretary, the PDP is too serious a political party to clone,
copy or plagiarize any document.