- All is now set for the Imo PDP to formally commence its campaign activities of Atiku Abubakar in the state
- Hon. Gregory Egu will lead the campaign team in the state as the Director-General of the PDP presidential campaign council
- To make their job easier, a campaign office was donated by the national secretary of the PDP, Senator Samuel Anyanwu
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Owerri - A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Gregory Egu has been appointed Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign council in Imo state.
Egu emerged unopposed as stakeholders in the state were unanimous in their support for him to take the position.
The seasoned politician and several other members of the council were inaugurated on Thursday morning, December 8 at an elaborate ceremony in Owerri.
Shortly after, Egu inspected the official campaign office of the party's presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
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He expressed heartfelt gratitude over the choice and location of the office which he said was personally secured, equipped, and donated by the national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu (Samdaddy).
"Today begins the journey to Aso Rock, Nigeria's seat of power come 2023. Now that we have been inaugurated, let's put behind us our personal interests and work in synergy to deliver our candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
"As a political party, we can only stand the chance to win the Imo governorship election if we elect a PDP president."
He thanked the leadership of the party for finding him worthy to serve in the capacity of Director General and promised to put every resource in place to ensure a landslide victory for Atiku in 2023.
2023: Lagos PDP warns APC to desist from campaign of calumny against its candidates
Meanwhile, the PDP in Lagos has raised the alarm that there are plans to rope its candidates into heinous acts committed by All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the state.
The allegation was contained in a statement sent to Legit.ng on Thursday, December 8, by Hon. Hakeem Amode, Lagos state PDP publicity secretary.
He said the leadership of PDP had been informed by a reliable source of the sinister plan of the ruling APC government in Lagos to disrupt the peace of the residents in the state using their touts and then blame it on the opposition.
2023: APC, not a party to support; they are destroyers, Atiku declares
Recall that Atiku recently described the ruling APC as destroyers, adding that they don't deserve to be supported.
The former vice president made the comment in Benin, Edo state, on Saturday, October 22.
He said the APC has destroyed the educational system, economy, and infrastructure and failed to address the country's security challenges.