UNLIKE a fresh sense of hope that the reconciliatory tour of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was expected to engender, it rather raised the fear of a persistent crack in the party Sunday.
This fear was borne out of the absence of the leaders of the party from the reconciliatory tour grand finale, which took place in Abuja yesterday. The event recorded poor turn-out by public officers elected on the platform of the party.
The event, which was also used to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Bamanga Tukur-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, was done without the physical presence of President Goodluck Jonathan who is the leader of the party.
The Chairman of the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT), Chief Tony Anenih, was equally absent.
Akwa Ibom State Governor and Chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum, Godswill Akpabio and Idris Wada of Kogi State were the only governors in attendance.
JD:The PDP is shooting itself in the foot daily ,and only a miracle can stop the impending implosion in the party.Two major problems are the main reason for this current sorry state;lack of internal democracy and Jonathan’s ambition to run in 2015…And they are like siamese twins as it appears Jonathan will take no prisoners in his quest to hang on to power and traditionally “might not give a damn” on the length of the casualty list at the end of his conquest.All this will be sweet music to the APC (or whatever name it ends up with) but wouldnt that be increasing the number of strange bedfellows flocking together