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22 January 2022The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Iyorchia Ayu; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and five other governors on the platform of the party, on Friday, received the convener of the Lagos4Lagos Movement and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Abdulazeez Adediran, aka Jandor, into the PDP fold.
The governors in attendance are host governor, Makinde; Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; Akwa Ibom Governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel; his Abia State counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu; Enugu State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; Bayelsa State and Senator Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State.Read more: Punch Newspapers »
Saraki is doing well and will also be a good candidate for PDP. Awon oni yeye... Obo ngbe obo gun ope 🌴 If Igbos and other tribes, residing in Lagos would just come out, without fear of AsiwajuTinubu tugs, and vote for OfficialPDPNig, then OfficialAPCNg will be history in Lagos state, completely Empty Heads
This people have minus zero electoral value in Lagos State. If this is meant to show a dent in the armory of the political party at the saddle in this state, it’s as ludicrous as it’s smacks of desperation. Thank God we are moving
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Published 22 January 2022 The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Iyorchia Ayu; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; former Senate President, Dr.2 minutes read Advertisement A contentious proxy battle has begun in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP over the 2023 Presidential ticket of the Party.state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, over the party’s presidential ticket, saying the duo lack “composite experience” to rule a complex country like Nigeria.Published 21 January 2022 A group of concerned stakeholders in Osun State called ‘The Osun Masterminds’ on Thursday accused some elements within the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party of taking steps to unsettle the state ahead of the governorship poll.
Bukola Saraki and five other governors on the platform of the party, on Friday, received the convener of the Lagos4Lagos Movement and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Abdulazeez Adediran, aka Jandor, into the PDP fold. Others are: Ex-Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso; Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa and Ovation magazine publisher Dele Momodu. The governors in attendance are host governor, Makinde; Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; Akwa Ibom Governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel; his Abia State counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu; Enugu State Governor, Mr. Showunmi stated this in a statement he made available to journalists in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, in response to a report credited to the spokesman of PDP Action 2023 group, Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; Bayelsa State and Senator Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State. Sowunmi’s letter was viewed as a veiled reference to younger contenders in the race against 75-year-old Atiku, who he described as “highly experienced”. The event, which had in attendance members of the National Working Committee of the PDP, including the Deputy National Chairman, Taofeek Arapaja, and the National Secretary, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, as well as former PDP Deputy National Chairman, Chief Olabode George; former governors Peter Obi and Olusegun Mimiko, was held at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos. We are aware that points of disagreement exist within the two major political parties in the State, with certain elements within both parties taking steps that can unsettle the peace of the state.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Presidential powers and privileges mean nothing if the prerequisite experience is absent.” But, Showunmi in Atiku’s defense, said “none of them (Saraki and Tambuwal) can come to the table with anything that resemble an idea of the type of work and composite experience, nor boldness of thoughts that the post Buhari Nigerian President will need. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Makinde, while addressing select journalists shortly after the event, said the event signalled the beginning of a new dawn for the PDP in Lagos State. According to the governor, the South-West PDP is now fully ready to lead the charge to rescue the zone and the country from the hands of APC, which promised too much but did so little to justify the trust Nigerians had in it.” Spokesman of a group within the PDP, Dr. He said, “Today, I joined my brother governors in the PDP and other well-meaning members of our great party to welcome Mr. “Or is it the nothing to show for it governorship of some of their states that has left Ilorin so backwards compared to states that where created at the same time or even much younger states? “Or is it the joke of Sokoto that this fellows and their paymasters want to compare to the experience of a Vice President of the likes of Atiku Abubakar forgetting that if at all the party they claim they want the platform will showcase any respectable scorecard in government, it is the years of Obasanjo/Atiku presidency. Jide Adediran of the Lagos4Lagos Movement to the PDP. He queried Atiku’s political relevance above other aspirants. While some are visibly abandoned, some others were made up to look like they were indeed completed, but a closer look reveals cosmetic completion.
” Earlier, the National Chairman of the PDP, Ayu, had maintained that the party would restore Nigeria’s glory come 2023 and that Lagos would also be rescued from the throes of bad governance. According to Ayu, the APC deceived Lagosians and Nigerians with the promise of change, but residents of the state and country have not been happy because they not enjoying the change. Omeire stated: “With respect to relevant experience for the top job, let us x-ray the candidates. “In this regards truly they are kindergartners simple looking for the pecks and privilege of office without the ability to do the job. Ayu said, “PDP loves Lagos. We love Nigerians. “He never became chief executive of Customs and Excise Department. We want Lagos to return to Lagosians and we want Nigeria to belong to Nigerians. Quality journalism costs money.
“Today, we are happy to join Lagosians to welcome Abdulazeez Olajide Adediran to the PDP so that together, we can rescue Lagos State and rescue Nigeria from the throes of economic hardship. “He became vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, a highly exalted office, but he was never a chief executive.” Similarly, Governor Ikpeazu, who spoke on behalf of the PDP Governors’ Forum Chairman, Rt. Hon. “He never had the experience of a Chief Executive.. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, welcomed Adediran and his team to the PDP. Ikpeazu maintained that Adediran had joined a bus that would not stop until it gets to Aso Rock in 2023, charged him to join hands with existing members of the PDP in Lagos State to rescue the state and Nigeria. The President could accept or reject his recommendations.
In his response shortly after being presented with the PDP membership card by the chairman of the party in Ojoo Local Government and the chairman of the Lagos State PDP Caretaker Committee, Julius Akinsola, Adediran said he and his followers were joining the PDP to add value to the party. Adediran said, “We once belonged to a party that was not ready for a contest. So wherein lies the famed experience of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar? He clearly doesn’t have the requisite public sector experience. But we have now moved to the PDP, party that believes in the rule of law and in this party, we will put our numerical strength to test against the APC.” Copyright PUNCH All rights reserved. “Tambuwal, Saraki and Anyim headed Houses of the Legislature at the federal level as chief executives. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.
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