By Ado Hassan, Sokoto
GEARING up ahead of its primaries, Sokoto State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) on Wednesday began the process of revalidation and registration of its members across the 23 LGs of the state.
No fewer than1000 members had so far been issued with membership cards according to the party.
Handing out the cards to members through respective councils party chairmen at a brief ceremony in Sokoto, PDP state Chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Milgoma who made the disclosure, appealed to the party leaders to work hard and make sure that only genuine and eligible party members collect the membership cards so as not to misuse them.
According to him, two committees each across local governments in the state were inaugurated yo ensure a hitch free process that would smoothen its success.
” The essence is to make sure that each bonifide member of the party gets his or her membership card without been missed.
Milgoma further explained that the committees comprise of former chairmen of APC and PDP so as to monitor and ensure proper distribution of the membership cards to PDP supporters.
He hitherto, urged the distribution committees to ensure justice and fair in the discharge of their assignment adding that local government with ten wards will receive no fewer than 400,while those with eleven ward were scheduled to collect 440 membership cards for onward distribution to party members.
The party chairman however, described the exercise as the first step on the path of the party’s anticipated victory come 2019 general elections in the state.
Milgoma who rated APC’s government performance low , expressed optimism that the opposition party ‘s three years of failures had widened PDP’s chances of win elections in the state and Nigeria next year.