2023: ‘Withdraw Card-Carrying APC REC Nominees’, PDP Tells Buhari

2023: ‘Withdraw Card-Carrying APC REC Nominees’, PDP Tells Buhari

  • Nigeria's main opposition party, the PDP has reeled out its plans to record victory, in the forthcoming general elections
  • The leadership of the party has made a new approval for a structured campaign across the country for the 2023 polls
  • The party took critical decisions regarding its 2023 agenda after its members of the 97th National Executive Committee (NEC) met on Thursday, September 8

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved a unified campaign structure across the country for the 2023 general elections.

According to Daily Trust, the PDP noted the party will focus more on the grass root.

This decision was reached after the 97th National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party Thursday evening, September 8.

PDP, REC nominees, 2023 elections, President Muhammadu Buhari
The leadership of the PDP has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the REC nominees. Photo credit: Buhari Sallau, PDP Governors in Action
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PDP approves 2023 presidential campaign structure

Speaking with journalists after the meeting at the PDP headquarters in Abuja, the national publicity secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba disclosed that the NEC also approved the proposed structure and organogram of the National Campaign Council as well as the National Campaign Management Council for the 2023 polls.

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Withdraw REC nominees, PDP tells Buhari

He further condemned in “strongest terms the appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari of card-carrying members of the APC as INEC Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs),”.

Debo noted that the PDP “demands that President Buhari immediately withdraws the APC members nominated as RECs, failure of which has the capacity to trigger serious political crisis that can threaten the 2023 general elections and derail our democratic process.”

PDP campaign structure for 2023 elections

On the campaign structure he said:

“NEC unanimously empowered the NWC to modify and adjust the structures of the campaign councils as and when the need arises.”

2023: Full list, names of PDP governorship candidates who visited Wike

To consolidate their plans to clinch victory during the 2023 general elections, a group of 18 governorship candidates on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) paid a visit to Governor Nyesom Wike in Rivers state on Tuesday, September 6.

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Media sources have it on good account that the candidates met with Wike at his private home in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

It was gathered that the closed-door meeting lasted for about three hours (8pm to 11pm).

2023: Wike sends clear message to presidential candidates on votes from Rivers

Meanwhile, Wike on Saturday, September 3, made it clear that Rivers state must get something in return from any presidential candidate who wants its votes in 2023.

Governor Wike, during the inauguration of a road project in the state, said this time, votes from Rivers will not be for free.

He noted that if other states get offers from some politicians after they voted for them, Rivers deserves equal treatment in the next general elections.

Source: Legit.ng

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