Electoral Act Amendment: No Party Has Right To Impose Its Processes on
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received the news of the passage
of the harmonized electoral act amendment bill, which among other
things, provided for direct primaries for nomination of candidates for
elections by political parties.
Our party holds that it is the inalienable right of each political
party, within the context of our constitutional democracy, to decide its
form of internal democratic practices including the processes of
nominating its candidates for elections at any level.
The PDP also believes that no political party should force its own
processes on any other political party as the direct primaries
amendment, a practice of the All Progressives Congress (APC), sought to
Having stated this, the PDP shall, within the next 48 hours, make its
final decision in respect of this amendment known.
National Publicity Secretary