The National Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu has stated that the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar is chosen by God.
Recall that the former vice president emerged as the PDP flagbearer after defeating the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and other presidential aspirants.
Ayu, speaking in Bauchi State on Wednesday, said God chose Atiku to correct all the challenges bedevilling the nation and unify it.
The PDP National Chairman stated this while receiving thousands of defectors in Bauchi State ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Ayu, while addressing the defectors, assured them that they would enjoy a level-playing field within the PDP
He further stated that people trying to cause division in the party would be disappointed.
Ayu who noted that the North East had never produced a president said, “But today, God has chosen Atiku Abubakar, who is a son of the Northeast, to correct all the challenges bedevilling the nation and unify it.
”There are enemies of the party who are determined to cause division among us by uttering all sorts of lies against us. I want to tell you that they will be disappointed because, at the end of the day, members of this party will come out en masse and vote.”
He added that the National Assembly and governorship candidates vowed the party would be victorious in 2023, having stayed out of power for eight years.
This article was originally published on Naija News