Leaders of the Folks’s Democratic Occasion, together with former Federal Capital Territory (State) Minister Jumoke Akinjide and former Mines and Metal Improvement Minister Wole Oyelese, campaigned on Wednesday for the get together’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar. , in Ibadan, the capital of the state of Oyo.
Others who campaigned for the previous vp below the auspices of the Nationwide Mandate Group, Oyo State chapter, included former FCT Minister of State, the Hon. Olajumoke Akinjide; the previous deputy governor of Oyo, Hazeem Gbolarumi, and the director of particular features of the PDP Presidential Marketing campaign Council, Femi Babalola (Jogor), amongst others.
Occasion supporters, youth, girls and activists from throughout the state have been seen on the primary streets of the Ibadan metropolis marching with banners and campaigning for Atiku forward of the February 25, 2023 presidential election.
In the meantime, the state governor, Seyi Makinde, and his loyalists have been conspicuous by their absence on the rally held to rally assist for the previous vp.
the PUCNH had beforehand reported that Makinde and his loyalists have been additionally absent on the press convention previous to the Atiku Freedom March held on the Nigerian Journalists Union State Secretariat, Iyaganku, Ibadan, on Tuesday.
The marketing campaign for Atiku in Oyo was additionally forward of the go to of the G5 governors to Oyo for the launch of Makinde’s re-election marketing campaign on Thursday (right this moment). The PDP G5 governors embody Governors Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Seyi Makinde, Okezie Ikpeazu and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Rivers, Benue, Oyo, Abia and Enugu states respectively.
PUNCH had reported Monday that Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel’s strikes to steer aggrieved G5 governors to embrace peace. might have failed.
Wike, Ortom, Makinde, Ikpeazu and Ugwuanyi and a few southern political heavyweights parted methods with the DPP presidential candidate over his alleged refusal to steer DPP nationwide chairman Iyorchia Ayu to resign after Atiku, a northerner, took over the presidency. get together ticket.
However talking to reporters throughout the marketing campaign, Akinjide stated that Atiku was a pan-Nigerian and would raise Nigeria out of its present socio-economic and political challenges.
“We are going to marketing campaign for Atiku in Oyo on the premise of advantage and on the premise of loyalty to our nice get together. There may be actually no division within the PDP. It’s a struggle for house. So, I do not suppose the general public wants to fret as a result of the day they placed on make-up, they’d be on TV smiling and patting one another on the again and calling one another brother and also you surprise why they spent a lot vitality on it.
“Let’s face what worries 200 million Nigerians, which is Atiku’s five-point agenda to get well and restore Nigeria.
“Our presidential candidate guarantees to unite Nigeria, safe the nation, construct a affluent economic system, restructure and return energy to the federative models and an training system that enables our individuals to compete nationally and globally and these are core points which are of curiosity to the Nigerian individuals.
Talking concerning the go to of the G5 governors, Akinjide stated, “On Thursday (right this moment), we may have the governor’s assembly and inauguration. All of us intend to be there too, however I wish to say one thing: if a few of tomorrow’s guests come and converse in opposition to the PDP or Atiku, what are we going to say? No to his antics! We’re courageous individuals and we should present it tomorrow”.