- Adedeji Doherty has admitted that the Peoples Democratic Party made some mistakes while in power between 1999 and 2015
- cHowever, the party chieftain such mistakes can be corrected if Nigerians give the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar a chance
- Doherty also said Atiku helped stabilised democracy in Nigeria after military rule as head of the country’s economic team
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Finally, main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has admitted that it made mistakes when the party was in power between 1999 and 2015.
According to Adedeji Doherty, a chieftain of the party, the mistakes will be corrected if Nigerians give the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar a chance to become president in 2023.
Doherty, who is the Chairman of the Atiku-Okowa Presidential Campaign Council in Lagos state, made this known on Monday, November 21, when in was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme.
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“I believe that the PDP has retraced its steps, we have made mistakes all along the road to making Nigeria great and it is time we stabilised this country and give PDP another chance to make good its promises."
Going further, he said that the All progressives Congress (APC) does not deserve to win any seat in Lagos in the 2023 general elections, going by its performance which he said has not been satisfactory.
“I don’t think the All progressives Congress should even be vying for anything right from the presidential (seat) up to the local government, especially in Lagos state."
2023 presidency: Major boost for APC, as powerful northern state dumps Atiku for Tinubu
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the presidential bid for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has received yet another boost following a major affirmation of victory from Senator Kabiru Marafa of Zamfara state.
The APC chieftain who leads the Tinubu presidential campaign in the state revealed that Tinubu would be voted massively by citizens at the presidential polls to protect his votes.
Senator Marafa made this known on Sunday, November 20, at the state capital Gusau during an interactive session with newsmen following the conclusion of two-consultative meetings with relevant stakeholders in the state.