2023: Recall Me If I Fail as President After One Year, Anyim Tells Nigerians
- Presidential aspirant, Pius Anyim has made a big demand from Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general elections
- The Senator who will be contesting the nation's most exalted position under the PDP urged Nigerians to call him out if he fails to fulfill his election promises after one year
- Anyim also promised a platform would be provided for broad-based consultations and frank dialogue on a generally acceptable new foundation
Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, a presidential aspirant on Wednesday, April 13, in Abuja, urged Nigerians to recall him if after one year in office he failed to perform.
Anyim made this assertion during a presentation to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national working committee (NEC) after submitting his nomination form at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.
According to him, his vision is to build a Nigeria everyone will be proud of as he has the experience to make it happen, The Guardian reports.
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“I will return to government as president of Nigeria and if I run this country for one year, and you don’t see the difference between light and darkness, you can recall me."
What his government would do
Anyim said that politically, his administration would consider consensus on the structure of Nigeria, governance system and national ideals or aspirations.
He stressed that lack of consensus on the areas was the cause of disunity and mutual suspicion threatening the nation presently.
2023: Tambuwal, Pius Ayim at loggerheads over PDP presidential zoning
Meanwhile, the duo of Ayim Pius and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state are at loggerheads in their opinion over which region the presidential ticket of the PDP should be zoned.
According to the report, Governor Tambuwal is insistent that the presidential ticket of the opposition party should be zoned to the northern region.
Governor Tambuwal stated this during a courtesy visit to the party’s leadership in Nasarawa state north-central Nigeria.
Fayose vows not to step down, backs zoning
In another development, former Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has played down the idea of consensus candidacy for the PDP.
He made this known during a Channels TV program "Politics Today" with Seun Okinbaloye stating that he will not step down for any candidate.
While expressing his views on the adoption of consensus candidacy, he aimed a dig on like likes of Atiku and Saraki for leaving the party in the time of need and stated that they are in no position to make demands.