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Aggrieved PDP govs to lead Rivers campaign



Makinde Ikpeazu Wike Ugwuanyi and Ortom

The deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, South-South, Chief Dan Obih and the G5 governors will lead the commencement of the party’s governorship campaign in Rivers State scheduled for Saturday.

The Director General of the State PDP Campaign Council, Felxi Obuah, disclosed this at a media briefing in Port Harcourt on Thursday.

Obuah, who is the immediate past Chairman of the PDP in the state, said the occasion would be the official inauguration of the party’s campaign in the Rivers State capital.

He said, “The high point of the rally which is billed to take place at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium would be the grand unveiling of the PDP’s governorship candidate, Sir Siminalayi Fubara.

“The unveiling ceremony will be performed by the G5 governors who are at the centre of a fight designed to promote inclusiveness.

“While in Port Harcourt, the state governor, Nyesom Wike, who is the chief host, will treat our friends, elders and leaders to a State Banquet. The banquet will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022.

“Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, the host Governor and leader of the G5 – Wike – will grace the occasion.”

While applauding the G5 for remaining the soul and conscience of the PDP, Obuah said they had earned the respect of Nigerians by remaining in the main opposition party.

“Their decision to pursue peaceful options despite obstacles placed on the way has further endeared them to the Nigerian people. We are happy that these great patriots who believe in one Nigeria will participate in activities marking the beginning of our campaign effort in Rivers State.

“As the clock ticks and public attention turns in the direction of Rivers State, we want to inform you that we are ready. We are ready to fight the good fight, our sleeves rolled up, and our hands on the plough.

“We are ready, as a political party, to win the 2023 governorship election. We are also ready to sweep the National Assembly and the State House of Assembly elections,” he stated.

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