2019: Nigerians Must Take up The Responsibility to Sack APC – Wike

25022

…Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar declares his intention to run for President

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that all Nigerians must take up the solemn responsibility of sacking the non-performing APC Federal Government in 2019.

This is as Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar declared his intention to offer himself to contest for the position of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

READ ALSO:   PHOTOS: Buhari, APC Caucus Meet In Aso Rock

The PDP leaders spoke at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday during a visit by the Former Vice President who was in the state to consult with Rivers State PDP Leaders.

Governor Wike urged all PDP members irrespective of their status to ensure that the march to the Presidential Villa is not truncated by disunity.

READ ALSO:   APC Rejects INEC’s Decisions On Rivers, Bauchi

He urged all PDP Presidential Aspirants to contest within acceptable limits as the race is not a do-or-die affair, but a movement to oust a failed APC Federal Government.

“Every Presidential Aspirant must see himself as a member of the larger PDP family. We must do everything to ensure that PDP returns to the Presidential Villa in 2019.

READ ALSO:   Looted Arms: Lagos Residents Cry Out For Help, Lament Increasing Insecurity

“Only one aspirant will become a candidate. We will do everything to ensure that the party comes out with a candidate that has a track record to upstage the APC”.

The governor said that he has received Former Jigawa State Governor, Dr Sule Lamido and now Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, noting that other aspirants will be offered the platform to consult with Rivers PDP members.

READ ALSO:   BREAKING: Buhari Holds Emergency Meeting With Three APC Governors

“God will make sure that the right candidate emerges. When the right candidate emerges, we will team up and remove this bad government.

“There is no benefit that Rivers State has gotten from this APC Federal Government. All the APC Federal Government is doing is plotting to rig the 2019 elections “, Governor Wike said.

READ ALSO:   Ogoni Clean-up: How FG Is Playing Politics With Exercise --Wike

He said that the Former Vice President has the right qualification to fly the PDP flag, noting that he should extend his consultations.

Earlier, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said that he is offering himself to set the country on the path of growth after the serial failure of the APC.

READ ALSO:   APC Omitted From INEC Result Sheets In Zamfara

He said that since 2015, the APC Federal Government has destroyed the education, health and infrastructural sectors through poor budgetary allocations and releases.

He said: “Since 2015, we have not seen a 100kilometres constructed by the APC Federal Government anywhere in the country. ”

The Former Vice President said that the APC Federal Government has destroyed the foundation of unity and cohesion of the country.

READ ALSO:   Breaking! Buhari Swears In INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu For 2nd Term

He said: “I have never seen Nigeria so divided along religious, ethnic and regional lines. This division is as a result of the mismanagement of the APC”.

The Presidential Hopeful called for the unity of the country , saying that no component part of the country to progress alone.

He called on Rivers PDP Stakeholders to support his ambition to emerge as the party’s Presidential Candidate.

READ ALSO:   2019 Guber: Global Coalition Petitions UN, Buhari Over Amosun's Conducts

Also speaking, Former Enugu State Governor, Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo said that Atiku Abubakar is a detribalised Nigerian, with the capacity the rescue the country.

Former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel is a true Nigerian , with business and political links across the country. He said Nigeria needs Atiku Abubakar to revive the country.

READ ALSO:   Shehu Sani Picks Senatorial Nomination Forms

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar eas accompanied to Rivers State by Former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Former Enugu State Governor, Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, Former Attorney General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa and Senator Abdul Ningi .

The Former Vice President met with State and Federal Lawmakers, Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Local Government Areas and Party Leaders.

Subscribe to Our VIP Newsletter

Previous articleObaseki Gives 48hrs Turn-around Ultimatum for Approval of Building Plans
Next articleN129m Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Four Bankers
Hamilton Nwosa

The New Diplomat stands for ethical journalism, press freedom, accountable republic, and gender-equity. That is why at The New Diplomat, we are committed to speaking truth to power, fostering a robust community of responsible journalism, and using high quality polls, data, and surveys to engage the public with compelling narratives about political, business, socio-economic, environmental, and situational dynamics in Nigeria, Africa, and globally. From our insightful reports of political issues to our riveting investigations and analyses of business, socio-economic, and cross-cutting sectors, The New Diplomat remains ever committed to investigative reporting and ethical journalism. Support and partner with The New Diplomat today, to guarantee a positive future for all under an atmosphere of free press!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here