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  1. Formation of the PDP
  2. Structural Organization of the PDP
  3. Sources of Finance for the PDP
  4. Objectives of the PDP (Manifestos)
  5. Achievements or Performance of the PDP

Formation of the PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was formed by a group among the 34 eminent Nigerians who had written a letter to General Abacha, opposing his nomination as the sole candidate for the presidency in his transition – to – civil rule programme. With the lifting of the political activities by General Abubakar Abdusalam (after the death of Gen. Sanni Abacha) the majority of the group 34 initiated a political association and named it the People’s Democratic Party. It had support from most parts of the country. Some of the prominent members of the PDP were Dr. Alex Ekweme, Solomon Lar Philip Abiodun Don Etiebet, Muhammedu Arzika, Isa Mohammed, Dr John Nwodo (Jnr) Graham Douglas Olusegun Obansanjo, Major General (rtd) David Jemibewon, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu Toni Anehih and General Igbenedion.

The party led in the local government elections and won many councillor and local government chairmanship seats.

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