.Urges Buhari to sign new electoral Law
By Nweze Anaga, Abakaliki
The Chairman of Atiku Campaign Organization ahead of 2023 general elections, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has said that Southern Nigeria was qualified to produce the next president of Nigeria.
He also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the new electoral bill for the interest of the country.
Dokpesi spoke during his visit in Abakaliki, the Capital of Ebonyi State, to seek for the support of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts and stakeholders for the presidential ambition of Atiku Abubaka ahead of the general elections.
He said that the Southern part of Nigeria has the potentialities to produce the next president of Nigeria.
He further said that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was agitating in
South Eastern Nigeria because the zone had been excluded from Nigeria project, urging the people to support Atiku’s ambition to return power to South East after Atiku’s tenure.
He said that the former Senate President, Pius Anyim, was qualified to be president as well but should be patience to avoid losing the position entirely.
He however frowned at the refusal of Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, to release the PDP Secretariat that was locked since last year to enable the party utilize the proper its activities.
Responding, the chairman of PDP in Ebonyi State, Tochukwu Okorie, appreciated the team for their resilience and commitment in repositioning the party, stressing that all the presidential aspirants are all qualified to contest for the position in which one candidate must surely emerge.
He said that Ebonyi State was a PDP state and must take over the leadership of the state come 2023.
In their separate messages, the former Minister of State for Health, Chief Fidelis Nwankwo, and Senator Ngugi Ngele expressed satisfaction over the effort of the party to rescue Nigeria from the present challenges it is battling with, adding that their decision over the 2023 Presidential ticket would be made known to them at the appropriate time.