Fayose Says PDP Will Spring Back Come 2019
Alexandra Umeh, ENUGU (GVE) — The Chairman, Governors Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Ayodele Fayose has reinstated the party’s readiness to relaunh their supremacy and take over power from the incumbent party, All Progressive Congress (APC), come 2019.
He stated also that the party was ready to take over Anambra State governorship position in the forthcoming election, selected for November 18, adding that the party will spring back in 2019.
The Ekiti State Governor disclosed this in Enugu on Sunday at a stakeholders meeting against the forthcoming Anambra poll and the December 9 National Convention, to elect the party’s national chairman.
The meeting which lasted far into the night was attained by the 11 PDP governors, former PDP governors as well as the National Assembly members of PDP extraction.
Fayose who expressed confidence that PDP must win the elections said that it is the party’s believes that Nigeria is ripe to conduct a free and fair election, therefore, they will retake power at the centre in 2019.
The aspirants for the PDP chairmanship position who also took part in the meeting were, Dr. Raymond Dokpesi; the former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel; Rasheed Adedoja who was the former governor of Oyo State; Timi Agbaje; Chief Bode George and Uche Secondus among others.
He urged all the aspirants to “work together with whoever that will emerge as the National Chairman,” to ensure they emerged victorious in subsequent election just as they had held power for 16 years before APC wrenched it from them in 2015.
Former governors that attended the meeting include Sule Lamido of Jigawa State; Gabriel Suswan of Benue and Senator Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State.
All the PDP governors were in attendance except Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi who was represented by his deputy, Mr. Kelechi Igwe.