The Chairman of Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria (GDPN) Hon Ben Diribe has posited that his party is well positioned to offer good leadership in Imo State come 2019. Speaking to newsmen shortly after the GDPN stakeholders meeting of the party house in Owerri, Hon Diribe revealed and regretted that Imo people have been very unlucky and not been able to get the best of hands to run the affairs of its government.
He described Imo state as a sinking ship in the hands of a bad and inexperienced captain. According to him, “Imo State needs the urgent help of an experienced captain to pilot the affairs of it depleting economy”. He expressed fears that if nothing tangible is done to rescue Imo out of maladministration, the masses will so much be reduced to nothing economically and the consequences will be unbearable.
He went further to state that the party was meeting to harmonize issues concerning the ward, LGA, State and national congress elections. Diribe went on to say that efforts are on top gear to mobilize the wards and LGA’s and reach out to leaders to draw a new road map for GDPN ahead of 2019. Hon Diribe also opined that GDPN would in 2019 enact a feat that will surprise many in 2019.
He regretted that the misery, hardship and agony ravaging the country and the state was due to APC bad leadership both at the State and National level and called on Imolites to start thinking and dreaming GDPN as the only solution for Imolites come 2019. He equally regretted a situation where the Imo state Governor cannot pay pensioners and called on the, State and ward level to have party that is devoid of pensioners to continue praying to God over their plight. Hon Diribe thanked the GDPN leadership at National imposition and impunity.