PDP Will Win 2023 General Election, Governor Ortom Says

PDP Will Win 2023 General Election, Governor Ortom Says

  • Opposition's Peoples Democratic Party will win the 2023 general elections, Governor Samuel Ortom has revealed
  • The Benue state governor also declared that the opposition party has learnt from his numerous mistakes
  • Going further the Benue state governor said that members of the party have no issue with the zoning

In what will amuse some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday in Makurdi expressed confidence that the PDP would win overwhelmingly at the 2023 general elections, The Guardian reports.

According to him, the PDP was better positioned now and was ready to wrestle power from the ruling APC, Sun news added.

PDP will win 2023 general election
PDP will win 2023 general election, Governor Ortom says. Photo: Samuel Ortom
Source: UGC

He said:

“PDP as a party made mistakes in the past and has learnt a lot of lessons from its mistakes and it is fully prepared to take over the leadership of the country from the APC.

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“Nobody should deceive you that PDP is polarised. We are working together as a party.
“We met and agreed that the positions which are currently in the North should go to the South, while those in the South should go to the North.
“This is the resolution of the Zoning Committee and it is graciously accepted at the national level.
“Nobody has begrudged the decision. It is widely accepted by all PDP members."

Former presidential candidate finally defects to ADC ahead of 2023

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Kingsley Moghalu, a former deputy Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor has formally defected to the Action Democratic Congress (ADC).

The politician made the announcement on Friday, October 8, after leaving his former party, Young Progressives Party (YPP) back in October 2019.

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In a video shared on Facebook by ADC, on Friday, October 8, Moghalu spoke about his plans to build Nigeria and tackle other issues.

Legit.ng recalls that speaking on his agenda for Nigeria, Moghalu promised an inclusive government that is ready to tackle insecurity, ensure accelerated education and health reform, and wage war against poverty, through an innovative economy, if elected.

I will run for president in 2023

This development is coming four months after Moghalu declared his intention to run for the presidency in 2023.

The former presidential candidate of the YPP in 2019 made this known on Tuesday, June 1, via social media.

The statement was titled, 2023: I will run because the people matter. He said:

“There is no hope out of our troubles until Nigeria faces the leadership question and looks for capacity, competence, and a compassionate heart for the suffering poor.”

Source: Legit

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