The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday, officially recognized the role of Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN, in getting President Goodluck Jonathan re-elected in 2015. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, congratulated TAN for its “Pro Jonathan Rallies”.
The statement reads: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wishes to congratulate the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) for successful conclusion of its sensitization rallies across the country in support of our sole Presidential candidate, His Excellency, Dr. Gooduck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR.
“The party notes that through these rallies, the numerous achievements of the President Goodluck Jonathan-led PDP administration were adequately projected to the Nigerian populace and the international community.
Metuh said further “The TAN movement, which is a novelty in the nation’s political development, has indeed deepened democracy and broadened citizen participation in the polity.
“The collection of over 17 million signatures in support of President Jonathan during the rallies, is a clear demonstration of the far-reaching acceptance of our standard bearer and his party.
“The PDP particularly notes the unique contributions of Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, the leader and the brain behind the TAN movement even as we recognize the willingness of TAN to work with our great party in furtherance of our collective objective ahead of the 2015 general elections”, Metuh said.