I REMAIN A MEMBER OF THE PDP: Ekweremadu
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu says he has not defected to All Progressives Congress, APC,
He stated that he remained a member of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
In a statement on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Senator Ekweremadu said: “I am presently out of the country on a prescheduled engagement’’.
“In the past twenty-four hours, I have been inundated with calls from friends and political associates seeking clarification on the rumours of my departure from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, which has dominated the media”.
“Let it be known that my path in Politics is in the hands of the Almighty God, who has indeed been very faithful and gracious to me. I’m very grateful to God for this”.
“My vision in Politics is a system that works for everybody, a social and political environment where everybody, every section, and every tribe not only counts, but is also seen to count. As leaders, we must be mindful of this, for any system built on anything less will not endure.
“I am grateful to you – members of my family, my friends, Political Associates, and Admirers across Nigeria and beyond – for your uncommon concern. I am indeed humbled by your kind words of solidarity and support.
“Please, rest assured that I am still in the PDP”.