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PDP begs G5 Govs to help in ‘rescue mission’

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Factual Pursuit of Truth for Progress

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pleaded with the aggrieved governors, to join hands with the party to actualize its mission of recovering and rebuilding Nigeria.

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Spokesman of the PDP, Charles Aniagwu, made this appeal while reacting to the chants of “Atiku, Atiku, Atiku” at Ibadan during the flag-off campaign for the re-election of Governor Oluseyi Makinde, at a news conference in Asaba.

He said the party would continue to appeal to the G-5 governors to sheath their sword and return back to the main fold of the party.

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Aniagwu, however, noted that the ultimate power to elect leaders lies with the people and not the decision of any leader, adding that the era of leaders deciding who to be voted for was over as sovereignty lies with the people.

He said the reaction of the majority of the people at the Ibadan rally was an indication that Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa were the preferred ticket to rescue and rebuild Nigeria from the ruins of the APC-led Federal Government.

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In his words,“You saw what happened in Oyo State yesterday when one man tried to ascribe to himself the powers to decide who the people will vote for but the people expressed their democratic right which is very clear that Atiku Abubakar is their choice.

“We have said severally that our train has left the station but because we have very quality breaks we can always stop to carry hesitant passengers.

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“So we will continue to appeal to our leaders, the G-5 governors to sheath their sword and return back to the main fold of the party and join hands with the party to actualize the mission of recovering and rebuilding Nigeria.

“Those who mobilised them did not foresee what they saw and it goes to show that no one man can boast of deciding how the people will cast their votes.

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“As we speak I am sure you have seen the level of inflow of people, in this case, notable Nigerians from other political parties to the PDP

“We must commend our party faithful in Oyo State for demonstrating that Atiku Abubakar is the right choice for Nigerians.

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“We still have time for any of the Presidential candidates who wish to step down for Atiku Abubakar and because we have promised an all-inclusive government they will not be left out as their ideas will be harnessed to achieve our mission of rebuilding this country”.

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