Frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has named Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 different individuals as members of his presidential nomination council forward of the PDP presidential primaries.
Members of the council drawn from a number of states of the nation are eminent stakeholders within the PDP and are expected to mobilize assist from their respective states for the emergence of Atiku because the PDP presidential candidate.
Announcing the membership of the council, the Director General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, stated that, “the work of this council – because the identify connotes – is to mobilize PDP delegates from all of the states of the nation for Atiku to emerge because the presidential flag-bearer of our nice get together.
“Of course, when by the grace of God our aspirant becomes the candidate of the PDP, membership into this council will be expanded and more people will be drawn into the council.”
In his remarks, Atiku famous that the wrestle for nationwide renewal is often a troublesome one, however it’s one which patriots should engaged in in the event that they hope to enhance the lives of their compatriots.
“Assembled right here in the present day (Thursday) is a various group of Nigerians, including skilled political leaders representing all areas and segments of our nation. You are all right here since you need a greater deal for Nigeria and Nigerians. You are right here since you are dedicated to fighting for a greater Nigeria, a Nigeria that works.
“Nigerians are yearning for jobs, for opportunities, for unity and security. We must work with them to deliver these. We must also restore truth in politics, justice and fairness in governance, and a genuine federal system that helps us address local priorities and run a more effective and efficient government”, he stated.
Responding on behalf of different members of the council, Chief Iwuanyanwu remarked that “we owe the Waziri (Atiku) an enormous sense of gratitude for finding us worthy for this nationwide task.
“I’ve been in politics for almost fifty years, and in all these years I’ve by no means seen our folks this poor and I’m unhappy once I see all of this stuff. My fear and my concern is ‘how do we reverse this situation?’
“The Waziri (Atiku) is any person I do know very properly. He has monumental energy and he has what it takes to carry PDP again to energy and make life extra considerable for our folks.
“Therefore, I urge us all as members of this council to see our nomination as a call to national service to rescue our people from the claws of poverty and bad governance.”