Atiku: Shedding 2023 Presidential Election Could Lead To Loss of life Of PDP
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, expressed considerations over the continuity of the Peoples Democratic Celebration, admitting that shedding the 2023 presidential election might ship the get together into political oblivion.
Atiku voiced his considerations whereas talking with the PDP Board of Trustees members throughout a Consultative assembly in Abuja.
Explaining that the get together may not survive one other eight years as an opposition get together, Atiku mentioned he was apprehensive that he, alongside the BoT members, could be “retired politically” ought to one other get together win the election.
He mentioned, “I’m apprehensive and try to be apprehensive too that if we don’t win, it means we will probably be in opposition once more for the subsequent eight years.
“By the subsequent eight years, I don’t know the way many people will probably be left in politics and it might even in the end result in the loss of life of the get together as a result of individuals gravitate, notably in growing international locations, in direction of governments.
“So this can be a very essential and historic second in historical past, for our survival.”
Suggesting potential methods that might guarantee PDP victory in 2023, the previous vice chairman mentioned the PDP ought to devise its in-house technique slightly than play catch up.
He added that there was no want for PDP to play into the gallery by adopting zoning for its presidential slot on the only real foundation that the ruling get together adopted it.
“We invented and formulated this zoning coverage just because we wished each a part of this nation to have a way of belonging and I personally have paid my dues on the difficulty of zoning.
“Due to this fact, you can’t come and attempt to indicate that the PDP has not been following the zoning coverage.
“The numerous years of PDP authorities eight years and 6 years all of them have been from the south. So, we shouldn’t be stampeded by the opposition get together. They’ve an ethical obligation,” he mentioned.
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