A prominent chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party and founder of Daar Communication Limited, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has applauded the unwavering support and commitment of Abia leaders and members to the development of PDP in Nigeria.
The PDP leader insisted that the state chapter has remained supportive to the advancement of the party for the past years and also noted that Abia had produced great leaders of this nation that sacrificed immensely to its sustenance.
Dokpesi gave the commendation when he led a high profile delegation of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Technical Committee on a visit to members of the Abia Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, which took place at state party secretariat in Umuahia, the state capital.
He further informed the PDP leaders in Abia that his visit to the state was to inform them of the intention of former Nigeria Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to contest the position of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2023.
Earlier in his speech, while welcoming the high powered delegation led by Dokpesi, the Abia State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rt. Hon Alwell Asiforo, Okere thanked the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign team for finding time to identify with them in the state.
He stated clearly that Abia has always been a PDP controlled state since the formation of the party, and reiterated the continued support of the state leadership and the members to the party as it remained the only political party with the interest of the people at heart.
Okere also said that the leaders of the party in Abia state will consult widely with other stakeholders with the view to support a credible presidential aspirant that will emerge as the PDP flagbearer, as well as secure winning in the coming 2023 elections in the country.
The Party chairman restated that Abia has remained a PDP state under the leadership of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and further assured that state leadership will work for the interest of the southeast zone in such a manner that will support presidential aspirant that will emerge victorious on platform of the party during the election.
However, in their separate speeches during the consultative visit by members of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Committee, a former Abia State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Chief Ndidi Okereke, ex-Deputy speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Emeka Stanley, former State Woman Leader of the party, Barrister Nnenna Obewu Onwuka, Arc. Benson Ezem, submitted that both the leaders and stakeholders of the party will discuss the issues of the presidential aspirant and come out with a unanimous decision that will further strengthen the chances of the former ruling party in Nigeria to win the 2023 presidential election.
Newspot reports that those in the delegation of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Technical Committee were; Engr. Olajide Adeniji, who acts as the Secretary to the team, Mr.Emeka Donald Nwachukwu, Chief Obunike Ohaegbu, Mr Olumide Opeewe, Mr.Ado, Hajia Hassana Dada Shuaibu and Mr Adai Edwin Adai.
Dokpesi hails Abia leadership for supporting PDP since formation