Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, has stated that he will not succumb to calls from some groups in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for him to resign his position.
Ayu while speaking during an interview with BBC Hausa, asserted that he was elected by Nigerians and members of the PDP based on the party’s guidelines.
According to reports, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, outlined conditions for remaining within the party in one of the reports, he asked Ayu to resign as the chairman of the PDP.
Ayu in his response during the interview with BBC Hausa stressed that he will not resign because some people are not comfortable with having him around.
“I didn’t commit any offense, I’m only reforming the party, so I’m not bothered with all the noises.
“I know I’m doing my work, and I didn’t steal any money, so I see no reason for all these talks.
“When we started PDP, these children were not around.
“They are children who do not know why we formed the party.
“We will not allow any individual to destabilise our party.”
“I was voted as PDP national chairman to serve for four years, I am not even a year old on the position,” the former senator said.
“Atiku’s victory at the national primaries has no nothing to do with the party’s leadership; I was the bonafide winner of the election. We acted within the dictates of PDP constitution.
“I have not violated any rules; in fact, I am working to bring reforms to the party. I am truly not bothered by the unnecessary controversy being generated,”