Laide Raheem, Abeokuta
A former governor of Ogun State and the Deputy Chairman of People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council (South) Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday, declared that the presidential election, slated for February 16, “has already been won” by the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Daniel, expressed this optimism while fielding questions from newsmen in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, shortly after he addressed PDP supporters as part of the campaign council’s tour of Ogun East senatorial district.
The former governor said he had gathered from his interactions with Nigerians, who confessed to him that they, indeed, made a mistake in 2015, by voting for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), adding they have made up their minds to correct such a mistake by returning PDP to power, on Saturday.
Daniel, who blamed the ruling party for being the harbinger of the economic woes, insecurity and high rate of unemployment bedevilling the country, noted that Atiku’s presidency would bring back the glorious years and economic boom of the PDP, if voted into office.
“You can see that unemployment rate at the national level has plummeted, the security, today, is nothing to write home about. You can also see that the economy has virtually collapsed. So, when you look at all these indices, both at the state and national level, you will find out that, unfortunately, the expectations of the people are not being met.