Governors of the under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have said they are ready to work and rescue Nigeria from the misrule of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023.
Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State governor and chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum, said this on Wednesday night, while briefing journalists after the forum’s meeting in Abuja.
Tambuwal said the closed-door meeting on the party’s forthcoming national convention was fruitful.
“We have been in a meeting since 3pm meeting, for about 7hours. Very fruitful deliberation”, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted him as saying.
“You must have seen that we received leaders of our party in various other states where we don’t have governors.
“We had robust discussion with them on how to move the party forward, bringing all the leaders together, not only working towards a best national convention, but even beyond that.
“So that we can continue to sustain the goodwill that PDP is enjoying in Nigeria.
“And send the right signal to Nigerians that we are truly prepared and working together as a family to ensure that, by the grace of God, come 2023, we present a very united force that will rescue Nigeria from the mis-governance of APC”.
The Sokoto governor revealed that the meeting discussed the party’s elective national convention scheduled for October 30 in Abuja.
“You will hear from national executive committee (NEC) meeting tomorrow (Thursday) what the position is going to be”, he said.
The party’s NEC is scheduled to meet on Thursday to ratify the issues of zoning the party’s national elective positions ahead of the October 30 national convention.
Speaking further, the forum’s chairman said the governors and the party leaders also discussed the PDP preparations for Anambra governorship election.
According to him, the governors are united in working for the victory of Vincent Ozigbo, the party’s candidate, in Anambra governorship election.
“We also had in our meeting, our candidate in Anambra governorship election, where we received briefing from him on how prepared our party is in Anambra, and to confirm to you and Nigerians that all of us are united in supporting our party in Anambra,” he said.
“By the grace of God we shall work assiduously towards winning Anambra election.”