- Reactions have continued to trail the just concluded national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, held on Sunday, October 31
- Chief Segun Oni in his reaction, said the success of the convention already sent an important message that the opposition party is back
- The former governor of Ekiti state noted further that PDP is ready to work with Nigerians now, having learnt its lesson from the past
Abuja- A former governor of Ekiti state, Chief Segun Oni, has expressed satisfaction over the turnout of events at the just concluded national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held in Abuja, on Sunday, October 31.
The chieftain says the successful conduct of the convention signalled the return of the party, one that is stronger and ready to rescue Nigeria.
The Nigerian politician described the emergence of the PDP new National Working Committee (NWC) as a good omen for the party, The Punch also reported.
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“As a party, we are set to work with Nigerians to help Nigeria to rise like a phoenix from hopelessness, poverty and insecurity, to the summit of governance where no one is left behind.
“We make bold to say that we have learnt from the errors of the past, and we are poised to unleash the limitless potential of our nation for the common good of all.”
Oni rejoiced with PDP leaders, governors, legislators and all members of the party while noting that the PDP has learned its lessons from mistakes of the past.
He congratulated the newly-elected chairman of the party, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, and other elected executives on their emergence at the convention.
2023: What I will do if Atiku emerges PDP’s presidential candidate, Governor makes strong statement
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ahmadu Fintiri, the governor of Adamawa state, has said he will strongly support former vice president Atiku Abubakar if he again emerges as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023.
Fintiri who is the chairman of the PDP national convention committee said this on Tuesday, October 26, when he appeared as a guest of Channels TV's Politics Today.
The governor of Adamawa state said Atiku has all it takes to rule Nigeria, reiterating that he will work towards his emergence as Nigeria's president if he gets the PDP's presidential ticket.
Former Senate president Saraki speaks on defection, 2023 presidency
Meanwhile, former Senate president Bukola Saraki has reacted to speculations that he may dump the PDP for the APC should he fail to get the party's presidential ticket in 2023.
Saraki while ruling out plans to abandon the opposition party during an interview programme on Arise News TV on Tuesday morning, October 26, said he is a team player.
According to him, it would be unfair to think he would join APC, adding that when he ran for the presidency and didn’t get the ticket in 2019, he offered himself to be the DG of Atiku Abubakar's campaign.