June 12: We’ll Not Allow Foundations Of Democracy We Built In Abia To Be Destroyed – Abia PDP



As the nation marked the 2024 Democracy Dat celebration, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Abia State,has reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to pursue the ideals of democracy erected by the PDP in the state.


On the heels of the June 12 celebration, the Party in a Press Release signed by the Acting Publicity Secretary and Vice Chairman,Elder Abraham Amah, said the PDP will not sit by idly and watch the foundations of the democracy built by the party in Abia to erode, stating that it understood clearly that the price of liberty is eternal vigilance.

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According to the release, the party stated its dedication to upholding transparency and accountability in the conduct of government business,reiterating their pledge to run a shadow government that will diligently scrutinise the actions of the current administration, holding them accountable for their promises and commitments to the people at all times, alleging that the Dr Alex Otti’s led administration has chosen to disregard calls for transparency and accountability.


“Our ceaseless call for transparency, especially in following due process and the letters of the Abia Public Procurement Act was prescient, judging from the historical antecedents of some major actors and the recent allegations of massive fraudulent activities in the Ministry of Health, leading to the suspension of the Commissioner has vindicated us. We believe that close scrutiny in other MDA’s would reveal deeper rot in the system and Abia Must not go in this direction.


“Abia PDP remains vigilant and steadfast in our mission to serve the good people of Abia State with integrity and honesty. We stand ready to champion the interests of the citizens and advocate for a government that prioritises the well-being of all at all times”.


It stated that the Democracy Day celebration affords Nigerians the opportunity to remember and celebrate the courage, steadfastness, vigour, energy, sacrifices and struggles of past heroes and heroines and those who laid down their lives to achieve the liberty enjoyed today. “We will not take their sacrifices for granted and must continue to hold our leaders to account to ensure that their struggles are not in vain”.


Meanwhile, the State Chairman of the Abia PDP, Rt. Hon. Dr. Alwell Asiforo Okere, on behalf of the State Working Committee (SWC), the enlarged State Executive Council (SEC) and the entire Abia PDP family congratulated the good people of Abia State on the celebration of the 2024 democracy day, calling on Abians to continue to hold the government to account and protect that which is very dear to our survival as a people and the democracy the party fought for.


“As we continue with our forward march to the Promised Land, we urge the members of the PDP, elders and Abians at large never to sleep or slumber but have faith in the ability of the PDP to always redirect the present government any time it fails to uphold the principles of democracy anchored on liberty, equity, justice and fairness”.

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