Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Full text from PDP’s closed-door meeting at Rivers State Government House

PDP reviews winning strategies, set to return to Osadebe house.

The People’s Democratic Party National Campaign Council for Edo governorship election says the party is confident of electoral victory for Governor Godwin Obaseki.

According to the Campaign Council, the Edo electorate are desirous yo consolidate the democratic gains the various elective representatives of the party have provided gm for them. This resolve was announced shortly after the inaugural meeting of the council that held behind closed doors in Port Harcourt.
Those who Attended the meeting were the governors of Adamawa state, Ahmad Umaru Fintiri, his Oyo state counterpart, Seyi Makinde, other members of the national campaign council, chairmen and secretaries of all the sub-committees of Edo 2020.

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Briefing newsmen after the meeting, Adamawa state governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri said the meeting adopted the best strategies to retain what rightly belongs to PDP. Governor Fintiri who is Aldo the deputy Chairman of the campaign council said they would leave no stone unturned in working with Edo people to deepen democracy.

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”The election is already on the table for PDP. We have a sellable candidate, who is governor Godwin Obaseki. Nigerians are moving forward with democracy and we have to deepen it together. Technically, Edo is a PDP state because in the last election of 2019, we actually win all the elections. So, it is not coming as a surprise that Governor Obaseki has to shift his ground from APC to join us. Now, we are putting all the forces together, and there is o thing that’s left behind. So, Edo is completely a PDP state and we are going in there to win the election,” he said,

Also speaking, Chairman of the Publicity Committee, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi said the Edo people are convinced that Governor Obaseki is the best candidate in the governorship race. He explained that the national campaign council has given the attention campaign council all the needed support that would ensure total victory for PDP.

“Those of us from Edo state are very clear in our minds that our candidate, Governor Obaseki is definitely the best candidate that can deliver and sustain the PDP ticker and also take the flag of the party to Osadebe House. For the South-South, it is a great challenge and honor to ensure that the six states in the zone belong to PDP. So , every support has been pledged by the leadership of the party; the governors, members of BOT, the national working committee. They are committed to ensuring that the flag of PDP will continue to fly in Government House,” he said

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