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PDP CRISIS: Goodluck Jonathan projects an old friend as chairman PDP




Jonathan promised to fully engage the government at the appropriate time, saying the PDP must get things right at the
next convention, field popular candidates for 2019 and reclaim power in order to deliver good governance to Nigerians.

He said the PDP needed someone of Adeniran’s character as chairman, who would not only ensure that the party regained power at the centre, but also sustained the victory and stood firm in advising the president without fear.

He added that whoever emerged as chairman at the convention should carry everybody along in the scheme of things.

“You (Adeniran) have all it takes to do that. You were my deputy director general in the 2015 elections; and I have confidence in you. This contest is the toughest in the history of the PDP and it is healthy for the party,” he said.

Presenting Prof. Adeniran to Jonathan earlier, a former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, said the APC-led government lacked the capacity to mobilise and govern Nigerians effectively.

Adeniran, a Board of Trustees (BoT) member of the party and a former Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, said the APC-led government had already prepared grounds for PDP’s takeover in 2019, noting that the ruling party had nothing to offer