Presidency: 774 PDP LG chairs mobilise support for Atiku

5th November 2018

The Local Government council chairmen in 774 Local Government Areas of the country, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have commenced mobilisation of electorate at the grass root for the party’s presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election.

National Chairman of the Forum, Alh. Idris Gana and Publicity Secretary, Jwe Philip Gwom, in a join press statement, in Jos, on Sunday, said the emergence of Atiku was the only alternative to saving Nigeria from the inept leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Forum said Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has the political and economic experience that will change the fortunes of the people of Nigeria.

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“Going by the way and manner the Peoples Democratic Party conducted its Presidential  Primaries in Port-Harcourt, the Rivers state  capital under  free and fair  atmosphere which eventually produced the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar  as its presidential bearer  for 2019 polls, the grassroots  local government chairmen  of the party  in 774 local government areas in the country  have  gone to the field   at the grass roots to drum support for Atiku Presidency  come 2019.

“The Peoples Democratic party  is one  party with mass followership  across the country and as such the leadership of the party at the national, states  and local government areas  have resolved to work  as a team with one mission to deliver the people of Nigerians from the grip of APC government which has failed in the last 4 years to deliver and fulfill promises made to  Nigerians.

‘’The people are going through  untold hardship  at both urban and rural areas  across the states of the federation with no effort made by President Buhari’s government  to make life  comfortable for the people of this country.”

The statement revealed that the electorate  at the local government  areas  across the country  have expressed their readiness  to take their destiny into their hands  by voting for change of government  come 2019.

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According to the Forum, what the people at the local government areas are craving for is a free and fair conduct of the 2019 general elections to produce the peoples choice at the Presidential, National, governorship and state assembly elections and warned INEC to live above board to deliver as promised to the people of Nigeria.

‘’Let us warn here that the voters at the local government areas knows who  they want to be their next President,  governors and representatives  at both national and state Assemblies elections warning  that  any attempt to rig  the polls  would be resisted  by the voters.”

The Forum accused the ruling APC government of President Buhari of not living up to the expectations of the voters who voted them into power in 2015.

They called on the electorates to keep faith with promises of PDP Presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to deliver dividends of democracy to the door steps of the people, assuring that  all promises made by the party presidential candidate of the PDP will be met  within  a short period of time.

The forum congratulated PDP Presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku for emerging  as PDP Presidential primaries in a contest that was adjudged as the best, free and fair party primaries  ever held in  the history  of democratic process in Nigeria.

They said millions of Nigerians have been convinced that  the man who has what it takes to take them to the next level is Atiku Abubakar considering his wealth of political experience over the years.

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