South-East leaders and governors right this moment mentioned the PDP presidential candidate within the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, didn’t seek the advice of them earlier than choosing one in all their sons, Peter Obi, as his running mate. Atiku introduced Peter Obi as his running mate yesterday October 12th.
Rising from a gathering right this moment, the South East leaders say they were sidelined by Atiku. Talking on behalf of the leaders, Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, mentioned the leaders would nevertheless assist anybody picked from the area, including they were not conscious of Obi’s candidacy.
“We simply completed our assembly and we would like to use the chance to congratulate our presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for his very nicely deserved victory (at) our very clear and truthful primaries that we simply completed in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. It’s our prayer that God will maintain him and lead him and take him to that vacation spot that PDP gave him our ticket. We have now met due to what we noticed within the social media over the difficulty of vice-presidential candidate. In as a lot as we are going to never be towards anyone chosen from south-east to be the presidential running mate to our PDP candidate however we’re shocked and shocked that social media begins carrying such insinuation that the leaders of south-east aren’t conscious that our candidate has chosen a candidate.
“If something is the reality within the social media assertion, the leaders of south-east were never consulted neither are we conscious. Nonetheless, his excellency Atiku Abubakar has despatched a message to the leaders of south-east that he’s in a foreign country right this moment on a brief go to and as quickly as he comes again, he might be coming down to the south-east to meet with the south-east leaders for a really deep and cordial dialogue and relationship”he mentioned