Ondo PDP disowns mega party

Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday disowned the proposed mega political party, advising its members not to fraternisze with any such party. Despite the defection of its top members to the rival All Progressives Congress (APC), Chairman of the PDP in the state, Mr. Clement Faboyede, said the party would soon get its position right when all the cases at the courts were dispensed with. Some members of the PDP had been meeting with disgruntled members of the APC and the Alliance for Democracy (AD) with…

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Ondo PDP disowns mega political party

PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State Wednesday disowned the proposed mega political party advising its members not to fraternize with any other political party. Despite the defection of its top members to the rival All Progressives Congress (APC), the State Chairman of PDP, Mr Clement Faboyede said the party would soon get its footing right when all the cases at the courts are dispensed with. Some members of the PDP have been meeting with disgruntled members of the APC, and the Alliance for Democracy (AD) with a…

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Phantom political parties

It is important for the Nigerian people to debate and take a position on the number and quality of political parties desired or desirable in our democracy. This we should do now since we have close to two years before the next general elections that will take place in 2019. Why the urgency in the debate and why is the debate necessary and desirable? Why can’t we continue with the existing political parties and the existing electoral framework and avoid unnecessary debates and heating up of the polity? These are…

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