Finally, Imo PDP resolves crisis, holds 3-man Ward Congress, National ad hoc delegates Congress


By our correspondent

At last, peace seems to have returned to the Imo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party; PDP with the party successfully conducted the 3-man Ward Congress and1-man Local Government National Delegates Congress today in all the 27 Local Government Areas of the state without any rancour.

In a similar vein, the Abuja High Court which had granted an order restraining PDP and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC from recognizing the outcome of the delegates Congresses has also heard the application by both warring parties to vacate the order today in Court.

In an application to set aside the Order made by the PDP and in furtherance of the peace accord, the Plaintiff who secured the order did not oppose the order and the judge was left with no options.

With the successful election of the 3-man Ward Delegates, the party is now primed to conduct the primaries on Wednesday for the House of Assembly and House of Representatives to elect the party’s candidates and also the National delegates will be voting at the National Convention to elect the Presidential candidate of the party.

Reports indicate that INEC officials monitored the Congresses at all the designated venues in the 305 Wards in Imo State and there was no reported issues as the entire processes went smoothly.

A state official of the party who did not want his name in print because he was not authorized to speak told our correspondent that many days of discussion and negotiation led to the peace at last and that the party is now ready to clear all the elections in the state as one big united family.