The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, has said that their party and candidates doesn’t need to tell lies to the citizens to win the coming 2023 elections in the country.
Speaking in Kano while hosting a coalition of some PDP Social Media Groups, the chairman warned party faithful to eschew falsehood, mischief and political blackmail.
He said PDP candidates across the country were people of very qualified manners and positive background, people who enjoy massive goodwill from the public, and did not need lies to win their various elections.
has assured the party’s social media handlers of massive support and encouragement to enable them effectively communicate PDP’s message of hope, unity, restoration and development to the Nigerian public.
“I urge you to take the highroad of truth and issues. PDP will not tolerate or encourage use of lies, propaganda and mischief by any member of the party even if it’s to garner support for the party. We are not a party of lies or perpetual propaganda – we are the party of ideas and development.
“We will, therefore, not allow use of lies or mischief by any of our social media handlers in order to market candidates of this great party. Those of you with such ideas must change and blend in our journey.
Represented by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communication, Mal Yusuf Dingyadi, Ayu charge them to focus on issues, unity, reconciliation and political cohesion by posting things that will improve the party’s electoral fortunes, not things that will hurt our reputation or hinder our membership drive ahead of 2023.