- Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state is confident that the PDP will return to power at the centre in 2023
- Governor Emmanuel stated that Nigerians have learnt their lessons after voting for the APC in the 2015 and 2019 polls
- The governor made the statement at an event the PDP organised to commence the e-registration of party members
Uyo - Akwa Ibom state governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel says there is hope of better days for Nigerians given the significant gains the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has continued to record as a Party in the nation.
The governor made the comment on Tuesday, October 26, in Uyo, while flagging off the e-registration of membership and revalidation exercise of the Akwa Ibom state chapter of the PDP.
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He noted that the current widespread groans of Nigerians due to poor leadership can be addressed by a proactive people-centric leadership championed by a party like the PDP that truly cares about the people.
According to Governor Emmanuel, the present hardship experienced in Nigeria is a display of faulty leadership experiment of an administration enthroned by some Nigerians, which he noted has vindicated PDP.
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He added that the PDP would have birthed better leadership outcomes if it still held sway as party at the centre.
“If we did not allow Nigeria to test another party, today the noise would have been so much. Some Nigerians wanted "change" and today, they have seen the change that has brought us where we are.
“But, I am hopeful that Nigeria will be better sooner than imagined when the people give PDP another chance.”
On the electronic membership registration and revalidation of PDP, Governor Emmanuel who was first to be enrolled shortly after flagging off the exercise appreciated the party for the innovation and for choosing Akwa Ibom as one of the first six states in the country to kick off the initiative.
“I am glad that we could be one of the states chosen by our party for the pilot scheme of the e-registration. It appears that we were already ready for the exercise before it started. PDP in Akwa Ibom state is being looked up to.
“In Akwa Ibom state, PDP is a solid rock. And I must say here that our doors are open to receive our brothers and sisters who want to return to their original party - the PDP.”
On his part, the Akwa Ibom state chairman of PDP, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Akpan alluded that the idea of registration of party membership electronically which is the first of its kind in the country.
He said it marks a new standard of transparency and credibility the PDP's political system while appealing to party members to take the exercise seriously.
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In Delta, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has called on party members to remain united in their quest for the governorship seat in 2023.
Okowa gave the advice while addressing PDP faithful at a rally organised by the leadership of the party in Delta Central Senatorial District to welcome returnees and decampees at Sapele stadium.
Source: Legit Nigeria