Jalingo - The Taraba People's Democratic Party (PDP) has warned its members to
desist from holding meetings ahead of 2015 elections as such action is
against party guidelines.
Victor Bala Kona, the state Chairman of the party, warned on
Saturday in a speech he delivered at the first meeting of the party's
stakeholder’s forum in Jalingo.
He said it had been brought to the notice of the party that some
members have been holding meetings in Abuja and other parts of the
country ahead of the 2015 elections.
Kona said that a disciplinary committee had been constituted to try
any member who contravenes the provisions of the PDP constitution.
He said that the party was above any member or group, irrespective of his or her position in the society.
Bala explained that the party was working at reconciling all
aggrieved members to restore the confidence reposed in the executive and
to eliminate negative perception.
He added that the prime agenda of the present leadership in the last
nine months had been to fine-tune and entrench new vision, for dynamic
The state’s Acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, expressed appreciation to the party leadership for the strides accomplished.
He added that though PDP was deeply rooted in the state, but there
were still challenges and advised the leadership to address all
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting was
attended by all party chairmen from the 16 councils, present and past
members of the state executive council and the legislators.