Speaking at the South-South Special Zonal Executive Committee Meeting in Port Harcourt on Sunday, the Governor said whatever differences members of the party may have, they should come together in the interest of the party.
He commended the leadship of the party, especially, the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur for his commitment to foster unity in the party, observing that the Governors who emerged on the PDP’s platform in the South South zone were delivering practical dividends of democracy to the people.
Dr Uduaghan noted that apart from the provision of infrastructure, it was also, important for the electorate to be empowered, asserting: “we are committed to ensuring that the PDP will continue to have its stronghold in the South South”.
Senate leader, Senator Ndoma Egba in his speech, said, “the South South is the home of the PDP, our Governors are doing very well and we must remain committed to our people.”
Speaking on behalf of Chairmen of the PDP in different states in the zone, the Delta State Chairman of the party, Chief Peter Nwaoboshi thanked Alhaji Tukur for playing a fatherly role for the party, noting that the PDP will always emerge victorious in elections.
Others who spoke at the event include, the Governors of Rivers State, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, his Akwa Ibom State counterpart, Dr Godswill Akpabio, Hon. Olisa Metuh, among others and they pledged to work always in the interest of the PDP.