Iwuanyanwu hails PDP for electing Atiku, lauds Obi’s choice as VP

The chairman of the Atiku Presidential Nomination Council Chief (Dr.), Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has expressed gratitude to Nigerians especially the PDP for the tremendous support they gave to the Atiku team at the just concluded Port Harcourt convention that led to the emergence of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, PDP.
In a press release issued in Owerri, Chief Iwuanyanwu said the over whelming victory of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is a clear testimony that Nigerian area really out to ensure effective democracy in Nigeria.
Chief Iwuanyanwu who spoke on behalf of the Director-General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization His Excellency Ofunba Gbenga Daniel and other members of the council commended the Governor of Delta state Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and all the members of the electoral panel for organizing a presidential campaign election adjudged to be one of the best in recent time in Nigerian history.
He also lauded the statesmanship of the other contestants, who immediately the result was announced rose in unison and embraced Alhaji Abubakar as the winner.
The PDP Permanent Board of Trustees member pointed out that the greatness of the PDP manifested in the fact that they are all working together for the success of the party.
Chief Iwuanyanwu also lauded the selection of Chief Peter Obi by Alhaji Abubakar as his running mate.
He regretted that due to shortness of time and the sudden oversea trip of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, he Atiku could not formally present Chief Peter Obi to the South East leaders and elders.
Chief Iwuanyanwu observed that South East contributed substantially to the victory in Port Harcourt and remarked that Alhaji Abubakar is grateful to the zone. He assured that as soon as the PDP Presidential candidate is back he will take the responsibility to ensure that he meets with the political leaders of the South East under the leadership of the Deputy Senate President, His Excellency Ike Ekweremadu, the chairman South East Governors Forum and Eboyi state Governor Engr. Dave Umahi and South East zonal Vice chairman of the PDP Mr. Austin Umahi. Chief Iwuanyanwu said that the leaders will arrange a meeting between Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and South East leaders and elders.
Chief Iwuanyanwu joined millions of Nigerians in endorsing and supporting the choice of Chief Peter Obi to serve as Vice Presidential candidate to Alhaji Abubakar.

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