The current spokesperson of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, while briefing newsmen about the convention, however revealed that the party had barred Atiku from casting a vote at Saturday's convention.
"But some overzealous elements in the administration are bent on disrupting it". Oyelese pointed out that Wike and some PDP governors are fighting to make sure Secondus emerges as Chairman.
According to him, "You have prayed for a successful convention of the PDP".
"This is a credible information and that is why we are appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari to please rein in his aides. We have evidence that the President is aware of this".
A Senior Manager at Top Rank Hotel in Utako told The Guardian that the hotel was fully booked on Monday December 4, 2017 with most of the rooms occupied by politicians.
Dokpesi also said that PDP Governors are performing better than their APC counterparts. "We now have the opportunity to right the wrongs of the past by allowing the will of the people to prevail at the convention".
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Dokpesi also said that the PDP built a solid foundation for economic growth over the past 16 years. "I wouldliketoreiterateour position that BOT has not anointed any candidates for now", he added.
He welcomed the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and others back to the party just as he enjoined all those who defected to return home because "PDP is still the only National Party and a home for all".
As it concerns Anambra and Osun participating in the convention, we will basically have to make use of statutory delegates.
He said, "I have here the chairman of the caretaker committee, former chairman of Kaduna State, the chairman of convention planning committee, the governor of Delta State with the offcials for the convention".
"All you need to do is pick up the constitution of the party and see whether Atiku is qualified to vote or not".
Meanwhile, the PDP in Rivers State, has denied allegations that aspirants are influencing delegates with funds.The party said, it has resolved that only men and women with track records would be elected into executive positions of the party during the national convention this Saturday.