Group under the auspices of Plateau State PDP Youth Vanguard, the vibrant and outspoken youth wing of the People Democratic Party (PDP), has accuses Former Governor, Sen. Jonah David Jang of leading the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) astray and they demand for his immediate resignation as party leader.
Speaking to Newsmen in a Press conference which took place under the Secretariat Junction overhead bridge in Jos, the Plateau State Capital and was read by the group spokesperson Comr. Andrew John stated that the Group is deeply concerned about the recent developments within the party that have raised questions about its unity, reputation, and overall direction. We believe that former Senator David Jonah Jang, who has held a prominent leadership role within the party, is actively manipulating and leading the PDP astray.
Furthermore, Comr. John stated that “in light of this, we hereby call for his immediate resignation, allowing the party to reorganize and conduct its congress”.
He said the PDP has a strong legacy of championing the rights and aspirations of the Nigerian people.
It has always been the party’s primary goal to foster unity, promote socio-economic development, And provide good governance to Nigerians at all levels. However, recent events have left the party divided, fueling concerns about its ability to fulfill its core values and responsibilities that lead to the removal of the entire national legislators both red and green chamber by the Apeal court on the issue that PDP has no structure on the plateau, the Governor, and the PDP House of Assembly members shall also face the same judgment at the appeal court he said.
Comr. John also stated that Baba Jang as a party leader/ stakeholder should tell the youths nothing but the truth instead of misleading them to doing things ignorantly. we know he’s aware and in picture of all the happenings within and outside the party.
Comr. John further revealed that it’s because of him the party lost out in 2015 general election which he impost the candidature of sen. G.N S. Gwajok, same person caused the disqualification of PDP in the 2022 chairmanship election in the state,
because of greed and selfishness, he hijacked the party to himself and his family, PDP is not a family business and it will never be.
Comr. John also askwhat will be the fate of the People Democratic Party on the plateau?
He said, former Senator David Jonah Jang, a respected figure within the party, is responsible for all actions detrimental to the PDP’s progress in Plateau state and Nigeria at large.
The spokesperson also revealed that PDP Youth Vanguard firmly believes that his alleged manipulation and misguided leadership have led the party astray and negatively impacted its reputation. It is our duty as members and stakeholders to hold our leaders accountable and ensure the party’s best interests are upheld.
He said, in light of these circumstances, the PDP Youth Vanguard hereby insists on the immediate resignation of Former Senator David Jonah Jang leader of the party from his leadership position.
He also stated that they believe that this step is crucial for the party to regain its unity and refocus on its core principles. With new leadership, the PDP will have the opportunity to reestablish its reputation, restore the confidence of the Nigerian people, and better serve the nation.
Furthermore, ” we urge the party leadership and all stakeholders to facilitate a transparent and inclusive process for conducting a congress. This will allow party members to actively participate in decision-making, elect new leaders, and collectively shape the future of the PDP. By embracing democracy and giving a voice to all party members, the PDP can begin a process of healing, unity, and regain its standing as a leading political force in Nigeria.
He also stated that the PDP Youth Vanguard is committed to working tirelessly towards the betterment of our beloved party. We stand united in our determination to ensure that these issues are addressed promptly for the sake of the PDP, its members.