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PDP explains why Obasanjo, Atiku dumped the party

01 September 2015, 13:23

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday explained the reasons why some of its pioneer members dumped the party, reports Leadership.

The party said the members left because they could not handle the competition within the party.

Also read: PDP loses another chieftain to APC

National Publicity Secretary, Oliseh Metuh, stated this at a press conference to mark the 17th anniversary of the party.

He, however, acknowledged that some of the pioneer members left because their interest could not be honestly accommodated in the party.

Some of the pioneer members of the PDP that have left party include; former President Olusegun Obasanjo,Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Yahaya Kwande, former Senate president, Prof. Iyorcha Ayu, former National Chairmen, Audu Ogbeh and Barnabas Gemade.

The PDP was officially formed on August 31, 1998.

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