The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed his support for party flag bearers in the upcoming Bayelsa, Kogi and Imo governorship race.
The former Vice President expressed his support via a statement on Monday signed by the leader of Atiku Abubakar Support Groups, Hon. Oladimeji Fabiyi.
The 2023 presidential contender emphasised the utmost need to win the states for the PDP.
He urged PDP members to pull all structures by voting for Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State for a second time, Senator Sam Anyanwu and Senator Dino Daniel Melaye as governors of Imo and Kogi States, respectively.
He expressed confidence that all three PDP standard-bearers possess the vision, requisite experience, and capability to lead the PDP in the respective forthcoming elections.
The statement reads: “His Excellency Atiku Abubakar (Waziri Adamawa) GCON has directed that All Atiku Support Groups with formidable structures in Kogi, Bayelsa and Imo states should swing into action by mobilising their members to support the Peoples Democratic Party in these respective states.
“Members should ensure that they pull all structures by voting for the party’s candidates, His Excellency, Sen. Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State, Sen. Sam Anyanwu (Sam Daddy) of Imo State and Sen. Dino Daniel Melaye of Kogi State.
“His Excellency Atiku Abubakar also emphasized the utmost need to win these states for the PDP. He expressed confidence that all three PDP flag bearers possess the vision, requisite experience, and capability to lead the PDP in the respective forthcoming elections.
“There is no doubt that our party has put forward very formidable candidates with strong character, experience and capacity to lead the state.
“The performing Governor of Bayelsa State, Governor Duoye Diri is a shining example for the PDP. Therefore, all Atiku supporters, including the admirers, followers and members of our great party, must come out en masse to vote for all the PDP candidates and protect their votes.”