The ex-governor asks the PDP to zone the governorate of Plateau in the central district
Former Plateau state governor and leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Fidelis Tapgun, expressed concern after the party ignored the state’s central senatorial district in zoning its 2023 governor’s ticket .
He lamented that mistakes over the years prolonged the crisis that had rocked the party, insisting that not distributing the governorship in the central zone would deprive the party of victory in the general election of 2023. .
Speaking to reporters in Jos on Sunday, he urged former works commissioner Chris Hassan to reconcile all aggrieved factions and work hard to ensure the PDP regains power at All Progressives Congress, APC , in the next state election.
The former governor said: “The PDP in Plateau State has been through a lot in the past, but I think the emergence of a new exco at the state convention that just ended offers to the party a new start for greatness. And I blame the party crisis on those who thought they owned the party to the exclusion of other stakeholders. “
According to Tapgun, experience has shown that everyone is important in the party and hopes that the emergence of a new exco state led by Chris Hassan would mark the end of the party crisis in the state.
He advised the new EXCO to work very hard and return power to the PDP by 2023, ensuring that the people still have confidence in the party to ensure good governance and that the only way to achieve victory is for the party respects the zoning for governor in Plateau State because he has come to stay.
The former governor noted that since the Southern Zone would complete its eight-year term in 2023 after the Northern Zone had been in power for eight years, it was the Central Zone’s turn to produce the next governor in 2023.
He assured that the PDP would lose the party’s governor post in 2023 if it did not zone the governor post in the central zone.