A former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has predicted that his party will have it tough in its bid to win the Anambra governorship election.
Naija News reports that Obi, a former Anambra governor, made the observation at the party’s South East zonal working committee in Anambra State.
While admitting that the PDP has the potential to win the Anambra State guber election, Peter Obi stated that it will be tough as potential does not win elections.
He called on members of the party to embark on a vigorous mobilisation of support for the party at the grassroots level, ahead of the election.
According to Peter Obi, it would be a waste of resources for whoever emerged as the party’s candidate to lose the governorship election.
In other news, politicians from the South-East region of Nigeria on Tuesday submitted that both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the PDP should pick their 2023 presidential candidate from the region.
According to the politicians who spoke under the auspices of South-East Political Leaders, their demand is based on the need for fairness and justice to the region.
They made their demand known in a five-point communique issued at the end of their meeting which held at the home of Senator Orji Kalu in Igbere, Bende Local Government Area of Abia State.
As part of their demands, they want political parties “to cede their presidential tickets in the 2023 general election to the southeast,” noting that the move is “in the interest of justice, equity and national unity.”
The communique according to NAN which was read to newsmen by former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, added that “Such a president will be president of all Nigerians, irrespective of their political, ethnic and religious backgrounds.”
“Such a president would ensure that all citizens and every part of the country is given a sense of belonging and treated with utmost sense of justice.”
Source: Naija News
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