Adamawa State Governor and the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Convention Committee, Ahmadu Fintiri, has stated that the party has excelled better than the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, and other political parties in dealing with its own internal party crisis.
The Governor reportedly disclosed this in Yola, following his return from the National Executive Committee meeting of the PDP, on Saturday.
The Governor who has just been appointed and sworn in as the chairman of the PDP convention committee, stated that Nigerians expect the party to field an intelligent and vibrant president come 2023 and therefore has to get the convention right.
Fintiri said the PDP has proven itself better than other parties in crisis management because the party still retained functional institutional capacities of ingenous as well as broad based membership of experienced personalities, it actively relies on for counsel and guidance.
According to him, “The PDP has proven itself to be successful in dealing with crisis because of the ingenuity of the people in the party, having had experience, in the past. It is the only party, that has institutional capacity that is functioning and working- the National Working Committee is working, the Board of Trustees is working, the PDP Governor’s Forum is working; The former governor’s, former ministers and elders of the party are giving their own advise, sharing and bringing their own experiences also on board.”
He made it known that, “Collectively, we are succeeding because of this internal crisis management mechanism which is functional and working. So it is always easier for us to resolve our crisis, even as one of the biggest party, ever, that still has not changed its name or membership.”