The Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Debo Ologunagba has dismissed the endorsement of Peter Obi by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
POLITICS NIGERIA stories that on Sunday, Obasanjo, in a letter to Nigerians, declared his assist for Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Get together, forward of the 2023 basic election.
Reacting to the endorsement, the PDP spokesman stated Obasanjo’s endorsement of the previous Anambra State governor is not going to hand the Labour Get together candidate victory on the polls subsequent month.
“What’s necessary is the endorsement of the Nigerian individuals. The endorsement of a person regardless of how extremely positioned doesn’t translate to victory on the polls.
“As a former President, Chief Obasanjo has the appropriate to endorse any candidate of his alternative however we’re very excited with the outpouring of assist coming in for our candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
“The problems on the poll are comatose financial system, insecurity, hardship and despair within the land.
“The nation requires a gentle hand, a person of expertise and imaginative and prescient to deal with these challenges.
“What the nation wants at this time usually are not males sharing their experiences on the state stage. Whereas we agree that these different candidates boast of experiences as governors prior to now, none of them come near what Atiku has,” Ologunagba informed Punch.
He added: “As a celebration, we aren’t in any approach disturbed by the endorsement as a result of we all know it can quantity to nothing.”