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2019: Never again believe in APC, Buhari gone already – Atiku tells Nigerians

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Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Thursday enjoined Nigerians not to believe in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), again owing to the failed promised they made in 2015.

Abubakar gave this advice while addressing thousands of PDP supporters at the opening of the South West PDP campaign held at the ancient Mapo Hall in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

At the campaign were: National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, Atiku’s running mate, Mr. Peter Obi, former governors of Ekiti and Cross Rivers, Ayodele Fayose and Senator Lyel Imoke, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and governorship candidate of the party in Lagos and Oyo States, Mr. Jimi Agbaje and Engineer Seyi Makinde.

Others are: Senator Ademola Adeleke, the vice Chairman of the Party in the zone, Dr Eddy Olafeso, former governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, publicity secretary of the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan and former Senate whip, Senator Hosea Agboola.

Abubakar, while speaking, insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari must be defeated in 2019 general election because he had failed in his campaign promises.

Abubakar said, “Let me tell you that today, I say before you that within 6 months, we shall start the process of restructuring of this country. Ladies and gentlemen, I have lived here, so I am not a stranger. So, therefore, never again believe in APC.”

Atiku said he headed the best economic team for Nigeria between 1999 and 2003, adding that such prosperity will be returned to Nigeria in 2019.

He said, “In the next two months, you will be required to choose your next president, please, take your decision carefully. The best democracy we enjoyed in Nigeria was under PDP. In 2015, APC promised 12 million jobs but today, we have not seen the jobs.

“Buhari has gone. Thank you my brothers and sisters. Since the return of democracy in 1999, the best we have in Nigeria is during the PDP. The best education we have was during the PDP. My brothers and sisters, I stand before you, I promise, everyone of you know that I chaired the best economic team in this country. If you give me this opportunity again we shall invest more in education.

“Nigeria is now the headquarters of poverty in the world. We shall return Nigeria to prosperity in 2019. I headed the best economy team in Nigeria. When we get to government in 2019, we will continue to give you best education. One of the best policy for Nigeria is restructuring and we will do it when we get to government. Don’t believe APC lies again. Within 6 months, we will reposition Nigeria. Don’t sell your vote and don’t sell your PVC. Buhari must go”.

Secondus while speaking said that Buhari was not capable of ruling Nigeria again.

He said, “With what we have seen here today, it is sure that our people in the Southwest want change in government and Atiku is the only candidate who can rescue Nigeria at this time.

“Buhari is not fit to rule Nigeria again. By the grace of God, in February, we will stand to defend our votes and defeat Buhari. The hunger in the land is too much. There is hunger because Buhari is not aware of anything in government. His government has collapsed. This is the most corrupt government in the history of Nigeria. Where is our 25 billion dollars withdrawn from the NNPC account? Corruption has taken another dimension in Nigeria under Buhari. Poverty headquarters has relocated to Nigeria under Buhari. By the grace of God, Atiku is the next president of Nigeria”.

Saraki in his remarks noted that the ruling APC made some promises but could not fulfil them.

He added that, “In 2015, APC promised security but could not do it. They promised to make food aboundant but the price of rice is becoming higher daily. The only solution to our challenges is to vote Atiku as president.”

Obi while addressing the audience said Nigerians should elect Abubakar if they want development.

He maintained that, “If you want job, vote for Atiku. If you want development, vote Atiku. Atiku is the only solution to challenges we are facing in Nigeria today.”

Fayose, who said he was very sure that president Buhari won’t attend the presidential debate said PDP had won this election already.

He said, “The only product we are selling is Atiku. The only candidate that can defeat anybody at debate. I am sure Buhari won’t attend debate. But let me tell you that you have to defend your votes. By God’s grace, PDP will be announced winner next year elections.”

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2019 election: Pharaoh let my people go – Agbaje blasts Tinubu

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has described a National Leader of the All Progressives Cobgress, APC, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu as “Pharoah.”

Agbaje was responding to Tinubu, who during the week, mocked him for adopting the ‘freedom’ slogan for his 2019 aspiration.

DAILY POST recalls that while addressing members of the APC on Monday, said, “Those who said they want freedom should go and learn tailoring and vulcanising and we will do freedom for them later.”

But in a statement on Tuesday, the PDP flag bearer likened Tinubu to the biblical Pharaoh of Egypt who refused to allow the children of Israel to leave.

His statement said, “Pharaoh, you must let our people go!

“Apparently, the APC leader has lost touch with reality.”

Agbaje’s statement was signed by his Director of Media and Publicity, Felix Oboagwina.

“Otherwise, he would know that, like the children of Israel, Lagosians are groaning under the taskmaster that Tinubu and his cronies have turned themselves into in this state that should rate as Nigeria’s foremost,” he added.

Agbaje said Lagosians would be liberated after the people might have delivered an electoral disgrace to the APC in 2019.

He said, “We identify with our vulcanisers, tailors and all craftsmen who have the joy of duly-earned freedom after their apprenticeship.

“But it is apparent that, unlike them, those who have gotten used to filthy lucre and the dividends of corruption cannot savour the joy that comes with the legitimate sweat and labour of hardworking artisans.”

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What APC wants to do in 2019 – PDP chairman, Secondus

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Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not ready for the 2019 election.

He stated that the ruling party was planning to rig.

Secondus spoke on Tuesday at the North-East zonal rally of the party in Gombe.

The National Chairman charged the people to be ready to vote out the APC.

He enjoined them to join the rest of the country in the mission to rescue Nigeria.

“You must not only vote but must be ready to defend your vote, the APC is not preparing for election, they want to rig but you must be ready to resist their antics,” he said.

Secondus said that APC had destroyed the country and PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar are coming back to power to save situation.

According to a statement from his media office signed by Ike Abonyi, Secondus said that the economy of the nation has been destroyed by the APC administration with President Muhammadu Buhari painting a gory picture.

He said Atiku is coming with all the prerequisite experience both in public and private sector to restore the nation’s lost glory.

The National Chairman performed the symbolic handing over of flag to the presidential candidate and the six gubernatorial candidates of Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba, Borno, Yobe and Buachi states that make up the geo political zone.

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2019: Why Nigerians should vote PDP – Atiku

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Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, has assured Nigerians of peace and development in the country if elected president come 2019.
Atiku gave the assurance at the North East zonal rally of the party in Gombe on Tuesday.

NAN reports that Atiku said people were in hunger and poverty, hence the need to vote out the All Progressives Congress (APC), for more development.

He, however, called on the party supporters to vote PDP in all positions for positive change in the country.
Also speaking Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, who is the North East Zonal Coordinator for the presidential rally, thanked the leadership of the party for giving the zone the presidential candidate slot.

He called on the people in the North East to return the favour by ensuring victory for the party in 2019.

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