The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi on Tuesday inaugurated a 115-member strategy review and inter-party affairs committee. The committee is saddled with the task of bringing other political parties for a possible merger. Speaking while inauguratig the committee, Makarfi said the drive behind the alliance was part of their strategy to return to power in 2019 through every democratic means. The strategy committee is led by former minister of information, Prof. Jerry Gana.
Makarfi said, “the committee is to explore strategies to engage all possible allies with a view to building positive relationship in overall interest and in furtherance of democracy in nigeria. To consider recommend strategies to reposition to party and Recommend necessary amendment to the constitution of the party. You don’t remain docile and inactive, you don’t remain cornered so that you will not be toyed about with at the whims and caprices of anybody. Time is going, a lot of things are happening and our men and women are on their own and are beginning to do all sorts of meetings.”