From Fred Itua, Abuja
Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, top members of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are gearing up to storm Ekiti State, where they’re expected to receive about 10,000 defecting members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Those expected at the Tuesday’s event are the national chairman of the PDP, Iyiocha Ayu; vice presidential candidate of the PDP, Ifeanyi Okowa; Senate minority leader, Philip Aduda; Atiku Campaign Spokesperson, Dino Melaye; Raymond Dokpesi; Henrich B. Akomolafe, a member of the House of Representatives.
Information made available to newsmen, showed that Ekiti Progressives also intends to unveil its support for the Atiku Abubakar and Governor Ifeanyi Okowa presidency.
According to the information, “members believe the choice of Atiku and Okowa for the 2023 presidency would help in repositioning the country to a better and more functional economy amongst comity of nations.
“The PDP in Ekiti state has continued to canvass for support for all elective positions for the 2023 elections in Nigeria, and this would be an added achievements with the decamping of 10,000 strong SDP candidates to the party.”