The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was in Enugu today as part of his tour of the Southeast states .
The former Vice President expressed delight over what he termed warm reception accorded him in the zone .
Atiku in his immediate remark said “Today, I saw a firm commitment to keep the PDP strong and united. “
He said : “I’m excited and very pleased with the PDP in the SouthEast. I most especially thank Governor Ugwuanyi for the superb preparation. Today, I saw a firm commitment to keep the PDP strong and united.
This is seen as a move to rein in the support of Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the presidential campaign kicks off soon.
It was also gathered that the PDP presidential candidate and leaders of the party are already reaching out to Governor Nyesom Wike’s allies with a view to prevailing on them to sheathe their swords and work for the success of the PDP in 2023.
Atiku is also billed for Abia, Oyo and Benue States for further talks with Governors Okezie Ikpeazu, Seyi Makinde and Samuel Ortom in a bid to get their supports .