The chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has warned party members against impunity.
Speaking at the party’s Abuja secretariat on Wednesday, Makarfi while receiving PDP stakeholders from Oyo and Osun state chapters, cautioned against cutting corners if they must achieve their ambitions in 2019.
He said: “We must stop cutting corners. We live in a high litigious society. When we cut corners thinking that nobody will see you, a lot of people have seen you. At a time you least expect, somebody will drag you to court again. Therefore, what is worth doing is worth doing well.
“We are not in politics to suffer but (to) form government. PDP was the dominant party but internal crisis caused us to lose election.”
Makarfi also urged party chieftains to be obsessed with building PDP rather than fighting for power.
”Some of us that have been occupied by power acquisition, whether they are in the party or they are contemplating to come into the party, they are more glued to the acquisition of political power, that can derail the party.
”Let’s build a strong and virile political party. Let there be a level playing field for people to freely choose who they want to present as party’s candidates. That is the surest way to get to power come 2019. That is what internal democracy entails,” he added.