National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has said the party and the Presidency have put in place mechanism to ensure that members of the party that defected to All Progressives Congress, APC, return of their own accord.
He also described the lingering rancor within the ruling party as a rejuvenation process, rather than crisis.
Tukur made this known yesterday in London when a team of Nigerian Professionals based in Europe, led by Dr. Edwin Olabamiro, paid him a visit.
He said: “PDP is at home to contain all forms of harassment by the opposition, either vaunted or intended.
“If it is a game of numbers in any election, you can always count on it that PDP will win.
“The good thing is that if five people move out of PDP to another party, even by dint of propaganda, the party takes in more than 500 at a time as replacement.
“The electorate in Nigeria trust PDP more than many people are aware of.
“As the Chairman of PDP, let me say that we may not be having it smooth at the moment.
“The party and Mr. President are not relenting on holding consultations with the aggrieved members”, Tukur stressed.