PDP chairman confident of defeating APC in 2019 presidential elections

PDP chairman confident of defeating APC in 2019 presidential elections

- PDP national chairman Secondus says he is sure that APC would lose to the PDP in presidential elections on February 23

- Secondus urged voters not to allow themselves be intimidated by anybody at the various polling units

- The opposition leader also cautioned security agencies not to interfere in the electoral process

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed confidence that it would win the 2019 presidential elections with takes place on Saturday, February 23 across the nation.

The national chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, said this to newsmen on Thursday, February 21 in Abuja, the federal capital.

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Daily Trust reports that Secondus also warned security agencies against intimidating voters at the polling booths during the electoral process.

“I urge you Nigerians to refuse to be intimidated or provoked but remain focused and fix your eyes on the ball, which is victory which is coming on Sunday.

“The military must obey the rules of engagement. They shouldn’t be dragged into partisan politics. Any extra-judicial killing will attract the attention of the ICC.

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“Nigeria has been in coma for close to four years. But as soon as Atiku becomes President, he will get Nigeria working again,” he said.

Secondus' words came the same day Legit.ng reported that PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, called on Nigerians to go out and vote en masse during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections.

Atiku, in a video he shared on his social media page, urged Nigerians to not be deterred by the postponed election but rather go out and vote to secure the nation's future.

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He said: "The reasons we have election is to allow us to have our voices heard on how we have been governed for the last four years and who will govern us for the next four years."

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