Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Front, implored southeastern leaders to convince their young people to complete Monday’s stay-at-home period in the region, lamenting that it has severely affected the economic system of the country. of.
Atiku drew attention to a meeting with Southeast stakeholders on the occasion in Enugu on Tuesday, promising to address all their unease if elected president in the 2023 presidential election.
The former vice president admitted that he is looking for the presidency to unify Nigeria and strengthen the country’s economic system, including that he will propose environmentally friendly governance that provides justice, fairness and equity for all.
He mentioned that “the first few weeks have been tough for me, but I know we should collectively succeed and win the 2023 election, which are my 5 priorities, if I show up, because the president of this country is going to unify countries, reinvigorating economic systems, strengthening security, reorganizing the Commonwealth, and promoting human capital growth.
“Unfortunately, our country is now divided, like never before, so we have a responsibility to unify our country through fairness, justice and equity to develop our country and improve the lives of our people, because this allows Every region is this country is a sense of belonging
“We will provide environmental friendliness and good governance to protect the lives and property of our people because life is meaningless without safety and the economic system may be in an unhealthy state as traders will flee our country and that’s why for me For the leading federal government, safety may be a top priority.
“Our process is a collective process of building a strong country, and I promise we will put all of us together. The mandate earlier than us is extremely demanding, but we should win the election in 2023.”
He thanked the Association of Southeast Leaders and helped ensure the PDP wins the election in 2023
Lamenting that poor Nigerian Atiku asked voters to vote for PDP in 2023 and pledged to serve selflessly if elected as Nigerian president
“The southeast is close to my heart because they supported my political career, and I will always remember they played an important role in my life after I became vice president,” he said.
He regretted sitting at his home in the southeast on Monday, which he mentioned was affecting the country’s economic system, and he urged the region’s elders to talk to young people, promising that everyone’s tumult could be resolved if elected in 2023.
“If we vote for energy because we are a country in a single economy, we will reinvigorate our economic system and I want to assure that we will be on par with the South East as their performance plays a key role in the development of this country’s economic system. effect.
“If you realize the importance of infrastructure, your focus can be to provide infrastructure, job replacements that can improve the lives of our people, and we absolutely will,” he said.
He also strongly supported the creation of the state police, saying: “I’ve been calling for a long time in the past, and even after I got into the authorities, I had a disagreement with my previous boss, so I’m now happy that there isn’t any occasion in this country against the state police. “
In addition, the PDP’s vice presidential candidate Ifeanyi Okowa expressed concern about the current APC-led authorities’ methods and methods to divide the country, saying that only the PDP has the ability to restore peace and unity in Nigeria.
In his speech, Adolphus Wabara, former Senate President and Chairman of the PDP Board of Directors, assured that the Southeast will hand over all votes to the PDP in 2023.
The engagement meeting was held at the Enugu Central Base and was attended by members of the PDP with the southeastern hosts of the day, Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu represented by his deputy.
Also present at the event were former PDP spokesperson Oliseh Metuh, former Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim, PDP Cation Chair Iyorchia Ayu, BOT Chair Adolphus Wabara, Senator Uche Ekwunife, and all PDP Southeast Governor candidates.