Wattoo to step down as PPP president

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Punjab PPP President Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo is likely to step down from the party office soon.
Sources close to Wattoo claimed that he would resign soon. He was waiting for the right time or it would send a wrong signal for the party, they added.
Wattoo thinks he personally lost elections due to PPP’s negative perception in his constituency.
“My friends advised me to avoid the PPP baggage and contest as an independent,” sources quoted Wattoo as saying.
Party workers strongly reacted after Wattoo was appointment as Punjab president.
Wattoo mainly focused on his constituency in Deepalpur (Okara).
Party sources said that the party high command would sit together after the transition of power in the country. It is in these deliberations some organizational changes in the party are expected, they added
Meanwhile, Punjab governor Makhdoom Ahmad Mahmood stepped down from his office and announced to quit politics on Monday in the wake of poor show in the elections on the part of his party.