- Nigeria will be celebrating its 62nd independence anniversary on Saturday, October 1, and the PDP sent a message to the nation
- Ahead of the annual event, the opposition party has advised Nigerians to be hopeful in the country as all would soon be well, in the days to come
- This message was contained in a statement signed and issued by the party's publicity secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, in Abuja, on Friday
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has while congratulating Nigerians on the 62nd Independence Anniversary urged all not to lose hope in the country as the “misrule of the vicious, All Progressives Congress (APC) would soon come to an end.“
“It is regrettable and heartrending that Nigerians are celebrating yet another Independence Anniversary under palpable bondage and harrowing stranglehold of the suppressive, coldhearted, insensitive and inhumane APC which relishes in inflicting pain and anguish on the citizens.
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“In spite of the above, the PDP salutes the resilience of the Nigerians people in their “never say die” spirit which is further emboldened in their determination to return the PDP to power in 2023."
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He affirmed thus:
“The PDP, therefore, calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the remaining period of his administration to ensure and guarantee peaceful, free, fair and credible 2023 general elections.
“The PDP felicitates with Nigerians and wishes them a Happy Independence Anniversary.”
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Former governor of Imo state, Emeka Ihedioha, has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) needs to work hard considering the popularity gained by Labour Party (LP) in the South-East.
Many have ascribed the party’s popularity to its presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
The former lawmaker, who stated this when he appeared on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily, however, said his party would win in the forthcoming general elections.
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Meanwhile, Ogoegbunam Kingdom, a youth and women development advocate, says the decision of Governor Nyesom Wike and his allies to pull out of Atiku Abubakar’s campaign is properly justified because the south feels shortchanged in the opposition PDP.
The camp of Governor Wike recently withdrew from the Atiku campaign, insisting the decision will not be rescinded until the party’s national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, resigns.
Since Atiku, the PDP presidential candidate is from the north, Governor Wike and his allies said Ayu, who is also a northerner, must resign for a southerner to take over.