The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on Saturday said it is not easy keeping the Peoples Democratic Party united.
The Chairman of the main opposition party’s Governors Forum stated this at the ongoing PDP national convention in Abuja.
Tambuwal further stated that PDP is at its best when its members remain focused and disciplined for the benefit of Nigerians.
He said, “Diverse as we are, it is, however, clear to me that we are at our best when we remember that we must remain focused and disciplined for the sake of our country and for the benefit of our fellow Nigerians.
“In Nigeria, it is tough to remain an item, focused and disciplined, when being an opposition party.
“The temptation and allure of power can be overwhelming. Some have fallen along the way.”
Tambuwal further stated that though there are plans to scatter the party’s activities, PDP remains united.
He said, “I am happy to report to the naysayers that PDP today is the strongest and formidable party in Nigeria.
“I am happy to report to those who want to divide and weaken us that we are winning by the grace of God.
“Allow me to welcome new members to our party. They are here because they want to work for a better Nigeria.
“They are here because they have realised that the PDP is the best platform to move Nigeria forward, we say welcome.
“We encourage other patriots and concerned Nigerians to join us in the PDP.
“We will soon be welcoming more members to our party.”
The Sokoto Governor added that young Nigerians need a secured environment that will allow them to develop their skills and other desires.
“Our young people need a secured safe and enabling country that will allow them to realise their desires to be educated, employ and deploy their entrepreneurship skills.
“They need to take advantage of their potential to make the best of the best to fulfill their ambition,” Tambuwal said.