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Tukur Says New PDP Leadership Will Help GEJ Focus More On Economy

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, (THEWILL) – The new Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has said the PDP under his leadership will help President Goodluck Jonathan focus more on the economy as against partisan politics.

Tukur made the declaration in his inaugural address, according to an email release to THEWILL by the PDP.

“We have come to transform and build a great Party, not to play politics.

“We have come to help politicians play a decent politics, politics based on fairness and level playing field.

“We have come to be those neutral referees the PDP needs right now.

“We have come to ensure that both the executive and the legislature are on the same page – which is, to make Nigeria great economically, socially and politically.

“We have come to help the President focus more on the economy than on partisan politics,” he stated.

The Chairman further assured that no member of the executive would use the office as a platform for launching a political career.

“My support staff and my team will never use this office as a platform for launching political careers. They are here to work! Work! And work! In turning PDP into a great Party and helping government turn the economy around,” Tukur added.