The National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Uche Secondus, on Saturday led some members of the National Executive committee of the party to pay
a visit on former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd).
During the visit, ROYAL NEWS on Sunday gathered that the party expressed readiness for the 2019 general elections
Chief Secondus was accompanied by the national secretary Alhaji Umar Ibrahim Tsauri, National Secretary, Alhaji Abdullahi Maibasira, National Financial Secretary, Austin Akobundu National Organising Secretary Ambassador Ibrahim Kazaure National Vice Chairman North, and Mr Kola Ologbodiyan National Publicity Secretary.
A source close to the meeting noted Secondus also briefed Babangida on efforts being made by the leadership to reposition the party for the tasks ahead.
It was gathered that the National Executive committee also expressed gratitude for what was described ” as the role he played before and after the the crisis” and especially during the national convention of the party.
“We briefed him on development in the party especially how we are trying to reposition the party. We also briefed him on development in the country and preparation for the 2019 general elections” .
It was learnt that General Babangida ” received the delegation warmly” and assured them of his support at all times.
According to the source however quoted Babangida as saying “I belief in the PDP and will always give the party the necessary support.
Gen. Babangida therefore emphasised his belief in the unity of Nigeria and asked everyone to work towards ensuring peace remained in the country.
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