The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has concluded plans for the election campaigns in 2023.
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the director general of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), spoke to journalists after touring the Atiku Abubakar campaign office in Abuja and announced that the election process will begin today, Monday in Uyo, the capital of the Akwa Ibom state.
PDP Presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar in a post on his official Twitter handle @atiku on Sunday night announced his arrival In Uyo for the campaign kick off on Monday, saying that he is very excited and eager to be in the state.
Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, his running mate, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, the campaign director general, and numerous other PDP chieftains were also seen arriving for the campaign launch.
Earlier, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, stated that the party was prepared to launch issue-based campaigns in advance of the 2023 elections when he announced at a media briefing on Saturday that the party’s presidential campaign will begin on Monday in Uyo.
“Our Party is fully prepared for an issue-based campaign and our Presidential Candidate, H E. Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, H.E. Ifeanyi Okowa are fully ‘Articulated’ for the campaign.
“The PDP will take our campaign to all the States, Local Government Areas, Wards and Polling Units across the country under the Unified Campaign Structure as approved by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of our Party.
“Our Campaign will be people-driven and focused on PDP and H.E. Atiku Abubakar’s mission to Rescue, Rebuild and Redirect our nation from the abysmal misrule of the All Progressives Congress (APC),” Ologunagba said.
“From our consultations across the six geo-political zones of the country, it is clear that Nigerians across the board, irrespective of religion, ethnicity and even political affiliations accept the PDP Presidential Candidate, H.E. Atiku Abubakar as the best Candidate with the practical experience, capacity, broad-mindedness and willpower to Unite our nation, revamp our national economy, and guarantee the security of lives and property in our country,“ he said.