Raymond Dokpesi, has turned around to congratulate the PDP National Chairmanship, Uche Secondus.
Mr. Dokpesi, who had earlier faulted the process of the party’s National Convention held in Abuja on Saturday, declared that “the delegates have spoken”.
The contender had earlier protested against the result of the convention.
He told journalists covering the convention that he complained about the circulation of a document referred to as “Unity List” to delegates. He said the list asked delegates to vote for the people on the list.
He said the chairman of the electoral sub-committee of the convention, former Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue, told him that there was nothing he could do about his complaint.
Hours after the complaint, however, Mr. Dokpesi congratulated the winner.
“Ì appreciate the delegates for voting at the convention and congratulate the newly elected National Working Committee of the PDP led by Secondus.
“You will recall that I said that the PDP must be the ultimate winner at the end of the contest.
“God bless the Peoples Democratic Party. Congratulations PDP as I wish all our members the best of luck,” Mr. Dokpesi said.
Meanwhile, the newly elected National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, has pledged that the party, under his watch, would adhere strictly to internal democracy with a deliberate policy to return ‘real’ power to the people.
Mr. Secondus, who got 2,000 votes out of the 2,396 votes cast, in his acceptance speech on Sunday in Abuja, declared that the era of imposition and impunity was over.