Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been instructed by Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom to b focused on efforts to destroy the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
This was contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Nathaniel Ikyur, while congratulating Atiku for winning the presidential ticket of the main opposition party.
Governor Ortom said Atiku’s victory at the PDP primary election held on Saturday in Abuja was an act of God.
He praised all aspirants, including Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and others, for participating in the election, which he termed as peaceful.
Ortom called on all patriotic members of the party to remain united in a bid to take over power at all levels of government via the 2023 general elections.
He said: “In John 3.27, the Bible says ‘A man can receive nothing except it’s given to him from above.’ So, for the benefit of all Nigerians for whom we strive to make society better, let us now come together under the leadership of the party and be focused to dislodge the APC who have destroyed the very essence of our nationhood, by winning the 2023 general election to restore the dignity of Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora.”
This article was originally published on Nigeria News