Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has stated that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate for the 2023 General Elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has the answers to the country’s myriad problems.
This was said by Okowa on Thursday in his acceptance speech following his selection as the Vice-Presidential Candidate of the PDP at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja.
He asserted that the answers to Nigeria’s issues as a nation could be found in Atiku’s book “My Covenant With Nigeria” and asked party members and all Nigerians to join forces with the PDP to rescue the country from mismanagement.
According to him, we must develop inside ourselves a new attitude to political concerns, a new dedication that I believe we all need.
The vice-presidential candidate stated, “It will need a great deal of dedication and collaboration from all of us in our different wards, local administrations, and states.
“We need the PDP to return to power; we have the solutions to the issues because I’ve read our candidate’s book, ‘My covenant with Nigeria.’ It is something worthy of study that other presidential candidates of other parties have not been able to put together.
“When you read it, you will discover solutions to our issues, and I must publicly commend our presidential candidate for making this happen so quickly.
“Many people are out there speaking to Nigerians, according to social media reports, but he has taken the time to study Nigeria because of the experience he has had in the past and has been able to offer solutions. I believe that by the grace of God, we will take on the elections and win by a landslide.”
He thanked the party and his colleagues for deeming him deserving of a place on the ticket, and stated, “I give thanks to God for this day, and I must thank the party for holding a very successful convention. I also thank the National Chairman and his team, as well as the Chairman of the Convention Committee, for providing us with a convention that was free and fair, and from which we emerged more united.
“I would want to congratulate the National Chairman and members of the NWC for guiding the party through this period. We have created a highly experienced candidate who can lead Nigeria in our rescue mission and guarantee that we can begin the process of rebuilding this nation on May 29, 2023.
“Mr. President-elect, I must sincerely thank you for considering me deserving of this nomination. I am aware that it was a very difficult choice, even as you have been speaking this afternoon, but I thank God that among my extremely qualified colleagues, even those more qualified than myself, I won favour, and I am here today as the Vice-Presidential candidate of the party.”
He requested the assistance of all party players and Nigerians in order to restore the country.