The Peoples Democratic Party says it is expecting those it described as “high-profile “ defectors to join its fold within the next three weeks. The Chairman of the party’s Special Non-Elective National Convention, who is also the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, stated this on Thursday while inspecting the Eagles Square, venue of the convention.
He said the party is preparing to welcome the expected defectors from other political parties. But he did not reveal the identities of the defectors and their political parties. Okowa noted that necessary arrangement has been made in order to have a successful convention.
Also speaking at the venue, the National Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Makarfi, assured members of the party that the issues relating to the South-West zone of the party has been resolved. He assured that the party will continue to work hard not to lose anybody, but to bring in more members.