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Senator Anyim Pius hasn’t joined APC – PDP


Steve Oruruo Caretaker Committee Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi Wednesday said Anyim Pius has not joined APC.

This is contrary to some reports that Anyim former Senate President and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

He said the party is working assiduously to reclaim its mandate in Ebonyi State.

Oruruo disclosed this in Abakaliki when he led some of the party executives on a courtesy visit to the state Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps,  Willie Elijah.

His words, “The truth is this, democracy offers us options and political parties are mere conduit pipe through which aspirations are pursued.

“So, people go to parties where they feel that they will succeed more, that’s the driving point and it’s an independent decision to be taken by every human being, it’s like a race to heaven. So, you can’t compare anyone to remain in a political party.

“But having said this, I can also announce to you that of today, Senator Anyim Pius hasn’t joined APC . So, I want to operate from the point of the known to the unknown”, he submitted

The chairman noted that the intractable crises that have continued to pose a threat to the party would be resolved permanently for the task ahead.

He further said that the National Working Committee of the party want to revive PDP in the state which gave rise to the constitution of the caretaker committee he is being headed.

“The leadership of the country requires closer reassessment. If you are looking for best practices, best leadership, and qualitative governance that will beget productivity in politics, it requires quality human beings as personnel.

“So, in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the National body, there is a sense of reasoning, there is a sense of rebirth that is encapsulated in the mood of the party. They want to revive the party and Ebonyi is a case study.

“We have had issues of disagreement among the stakeholders of the party. The party is somehow vulcanized, it is factionalized and that is the essence of creating this particular leadership to resolve all the issues and strengthen the party.

” So, such discord, skirmishes and other problems, these are the things we want to put to an end and we are determined, we are focused, we are prepared. We want to create environment for fairness, rule of law and adherence to the dictates of the party”, Oruruo stated.