Subjecting incoming administration to unnecessary litigations ‘ll be counter productive, Megwara tells PDP faithfuls, others
By Charity Uwakwe
Chief Kingsley Megwara, ex-General Manager, Abia State Passenger Integrated Manifest and Safety Scheme (ASPIMS) has urged the various Governorship candidates in the State, to concede to defeat and shun all thoughts as it pertains to litigations.
Megwara, who congratulated the newly elected Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, of Labour Party, warned that any attempt geared towards putting the incoming administration through what he termed unnecessary litigations would, in no doubts, be counter productive to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as well as a “disservice” to the people of Abia State.
He, implored the aggrieved members of the Party who are perhaps bracing up for litigations, to desist from the plot, as same he said, would hamper the growth and development of the State.
He, therefore, enjoined the people to imbibe good sportsmanship, adding; “to take responsibility for our great loss, and channel our energy and resources towards building, a strong, and credible opposition, which to a large extent will augur well for our State, and put the incoming administration on a part of constructive check”, he emphasised.
This is contained in a press release signed by the former General Manager of ASPIMS and made available to the famousreporters.com, today, Friday.
The release read in detail:
My fellow members of the Abia State PDP
It is no longer news that the 2023 general elections in our dear State has come and gone and we now have a new incoming ruling party.
As good democrats, most of us have congratulated our brother, Dr. Alex Otti, and other non PDP elected officers and wished them well in the great tasks ahead.
On a personal note, I believe it will be counter productive to our party and a disservice, by extension, to the good people of Abia State, to subject the incoming administration to unnecessary litigations.
The PDP as a party has tried its best in the last 24 years but Abians have in one voice have settled for a change, as clearly shown through their overwhelming votes, and in their yearn for a better Abia.
Although a lot of factors (both internal and external) didn’t help matters for our great party, but I believe, this, is not the time to start apportioning blames, for what is obviously, a collective failure.
I therefore, humbly, crave the indulgence of anyone or group engaging in actions, or inactions, that are capable of causing distractions to the incoming administration in the name of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to have a rethink, as it won’t augur well for our State, at large.
Recent statements credited to the leadership of our party in the State does not capture the feelings or desires of majority of the PDP family in the State.
We should rather invest our time to do critical post mortem on the just concluded elections and x-ray the reasons for our unimpressive performance.
I implore us all, in the spirit of good sportsmanship, to take responsibility for our great loss, and channel our energy and resources towards building, a strong, and credible opposition, which to a large extent will augur well for our State, and put the incoming administration on a part of constructive check.
Again, most members of the PDP in the State are committed to the ideals of our party which seek to better the lives of our people and would, therefore, frown at any plans to distract Dr. Alex Otti and his team.
We have the opportunity to challenge them in 2027, especially now that Abia voters have shown that they have zero tolerance for performance that is below their huge expectations.
To this end, I want to state unequivocally, that our great party, the PDP remains a formidable force, regardless, and can still in the nearest future reclaim it’s people oriented status, especially as it relates to bringing the dividends of democracy and good governance back to the people.
We must put our house in order and start the much needed rebuilding and restructuring process.
Abians deserve much more from us. As such, we must be prepared to give them something to look forward to and redeem our current unimpressive image.
Once again, warm congratulations to Dr. Alex Otti.
Congratulations Labour Party faithfuls
Congratulations to the good people of Abia State.
Chief Kingsley Megwara