2023: LG Chairmen, 12000 Others Dump APC, Defect To PDP In This State
Receiving the defectors, the chairman of the PDP in the State, Chris Hassan said the mega rally was a pointer that Plateau is the home of PDP and
Two former Transition Committee Chairmen of Langtang South LGA under Governor Simon Lalong led APC administration in Plateau State, Rims Nimchak and Nanzing Saure;
And over 12, 000 of their supporters have dumped the All Progressives Congress and taking shelter under the umbrella of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at a mega rally held and the Council headquarters Mabudi.
Lar said PDP is a party that believes in and implements democratic tenets which have given rise to the popular slogans Power to the People. She added that the party has opened her doors for any person who wants to return and that 12, 000 returnees have taken a bold step in the right direction.
Speaking at the rally member representing Langtang North/Langtang South in the House of Representatives, Beni Lar, said the PDP is a large family with a human-oriented manifesto and indeed the greatest political party in Africa.
Receiving the defectors, the chairman of the PDP in the State, Chris Hassan said the mega rally was a pointer that Plateau is the home of PDP and come next year’s general elections his party will sweep the State.
Hassan who was represented by the Vice-Chairman of the party in the Plateau Southern zone, Simon Domle said from now on the party will be receiving defectors from the wards, local governments and at the state levels, saying the PDP in the Plateau remains the party to beat.
The lawmaker said it was now the right time for the PDP to come together and rebuild its house. Adding that with God on their side the party will have resounding victories all over the country come 2023, especially in Plateau State.
Also speaking, the immediate past chairman of the APC in the state, who recently dumped the party for PDP, Latep Dabang, said, PDP is doing very well judging from the recent outing of the party in the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency and Pankshin South State Constituency bye-elections.
According to him, Beni Lar has done well in Langtang North/South federal constituency. I am going tell my younger brother Governor Lalong in Ajikamai that Shendam LGA is already PDP, he maintained. Dabang added, I will also cage one small boy making noise in Kanam LGA.
The mega rally tagged, the Great Movement which was held at the Mabudi Central field had in attendance the Plateau South zonal PDP chairman, Simon Domle State Organising Secretary, Yakubu Chocho and the Publicity Secretary, Sir John Akans and a host of others.
In his remarks, the chairman of Langtang North LGA, Joshua Laven said he was very excited to welcome his brothers and sisters, to the home of the founding father of PDP, late Chief Solomon Daushep Lar.