A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Momodu has said that hard work made the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar popular both in Nigeria and abroad.
Momodu, who is the Director of Strategic Communications in, Atiku-Okowa 2023 Presidential Campaign insisted that Atiku is aware of the challenges facing Nigeria.
Sharing his thoughts on his principal’s political prowess In a statement at the weekend, the businessman urged Nigerian youths to vote for the PDP flag bearer.
He insisted that Atiku became influential due to perseverance and advised Nigeria’s younger generation to be optimistic about better days ahead.
He said, “Abubakar is a son of nobody, who by dint of hard work and resilience, has become somebody not only in Nigeria but globally.
“The Abubakar story of an erstwhile shepherd boy turned a national head boy, is significant for all those struggling compatriots to emulate.”
PDP To Move On With Campaign Without Five Governors
A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Committee (NEC) has confirmed that the main opposition party may have decided to move on without the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and his allies.
Other Governors in the camp of Governor Wike are, Samuel Ortom (Benue State), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia State), Seyi Makinde (Oyo State) and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu State).
Recall that the aggrieved PDP governors and some others recently pull out of the presidential campaign team of the party as a means to press home their demand for the National Chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu.
Governor Wike’s camp had insisted on Ayu’s resignation following the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate who is also a northerner as Ayu.
The aggrieved Governors had expressed their grievances with Northerners taking over major leadership roles in the party, while the South is left with nothing.
The PDP NEC member who spoke with Sunday Sun said the party will move on without Governor Wike and his allies if it is impossible to win over members of the group.
He, however, stated that the party will keep talking to stakeholders in the camp of Governor Wike, hoping that they will reconsider their position.
This article was originally published on Naija News