I represent new face of PDP, says Dokpesi
Founder of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, said he represented the new face of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where political aspirations of members would be attained.
Dokpesi, a national chairmanship aspirant of the party, stated this at a news conference in Owerri on Wednesday as he rounded off his nationwide campaign ahead of Saturday’s national convention of the party.
He said that his leadership would mark a departure from the culture of imposition and impunity of the past, and urged Imo delegates to the convention to vote for a new beginning in the party.
“Vote for a new beginning and a new PDP that will ensure and give each member of PDP a level-playing ground to attain their dreams.
“Vote for leadership that will be respected by all and sundry, leadership of the party that will recapture power in 2019.
“That is the kind of leadership Chief Raymond Dokpesi is offering,” he said.Dokpesi said that the party was on the rise again after its defeat in the 2015 general elections, adding that to sustain the achievement, it needed a leader who had what was required to properly project it.
In his response, Chairman of PDP in Imo, Mr Charles Ezekwem, had said that the state was yet to decide on candidates to vote for at the convention.
According to Ezekwem, a collective decision on that will be made before the convention.In his speech, Mr Chuma Nnaji, a running mate in the governorship election in the state in 2015, said that the delegates from Imo would vote for honest aspirants who understood the challenges of the state.Nnaji described Dokpesi as one of such aspirants.