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Why We’ll Win 2015 Presidency – PDP



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the unfolding political events in the country are a concrete indication that the party will win the presidency in 2015.

This is contained in a statement by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Olisa Metuh, in Abuja on Sunday.

Metuh said that the unfolding political event was also a sign that the PDP would win more states in 2015.

He welcomed opposition parties and particularly the yet to be registered All Progressive Congress (APC) to electoral contest in 2015, but noted that they were already “doomed to fail”.

According to him, Nigerians have since realised that they are “merely strange bed fellows who have nothing to offer but united by bitterness, frustration and religious and tribal sentiments”.

He said that the PDP remained the party to beat because of its democratic stance and formidable structures across the country.

“This is why the PDP will continue to win elections. The PDP is the only party that has formidable structures in all the wards, local government and states of the federation.

“We have the platform and a level playground to accommodate the views of everyone. People are free to express their views as a family. We galvanise the views for the common good, united by our commitment to serve the people,” Metuh said.

He, however, called on PDP members to close ranks and remain united.

He maintained that the divergent view in the PDP was a reflection of its democratic stance where all members had opportunity to air their views and to freely canvass their opinions.

This, he noted, was unlike what was obtained in opposition parties where opinions and views of members were muzzled by “political godfathers”.

“Internal disagreements are actually a reflection of the democratic stance of the PDP. The PDP is the only party where people are absolutely free to express their views and freely canvass their opinions.

“Unlike in the opposition parties where the views and opinions of members are muzzled by their godfathers,” he said.

He dismissed as “shadow chasing and day dreaming”, boasts by leaders of the yet to be registered opposition coalition, the APC, that they would take over government in 2015.

“Power lies only with the people and not in the hands of few desperate individuals,” the PDP spokesman, said.

He added that the opposition alliance would soon be in disarray because most of those in the ranks would be betrayed and victimised by godfathers who see the coalition as their personal estates.

He stressed that the PDP believes in the people, adding that no individual group or tribe owns the party. (NAN)

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  1. adekunle

    June 3, 2013 at 7:38 pm

    What a fallacious statement and lack of foresight; MR OLISA,i am very sure that PDP spokeperson is suffering from political claeymidia,if not he wouldnt have think visionlessly.If u re are talking of formiddable infrastructure, the 14yrs of PDP is nothing to write home about compared to the 2yrs of ACN in oyo state and any other ACN state,MR OLISA why consoling and decieving urself when u knw quite alright that the PDP lacks internal democracy,and leadership,and lack political ideologue.Dont be destructive to your party,but learn hw to be constructive MR OLISA,leave Nigerians to decide their future and dont write or speak as confusionist MR OLISA,in own,marxian analysis and radical marxist orientiation i think it is high time Nigerian send the ingrate PDP party to thier grave yard and allow for a new political structure that will ensure changes.moreso,will foster political competition and eliminate political authoritarianism exemplified by the PDP leadership in Nigeria’s democracy.

  2. Hajara

    June 4, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    I have always be a member of PDP and I will continue to be till there is no PDP again. But what I want to say here is Mr OLISA please try and say the truth to the PDP Governors that they are not doing anything, they should try and represent their people well, if the PDP governors are doing what is expected of them you will see that nobody will complain. They should have the fear of God in their heart Nigeria belongs to all of us let’s make it a better place let’s learn how to always said the truth and that will help all of us all the days of our lives.

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Fayemi Presents Over N109 billion As Budget Estimate For 2021



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Fayemi Presents Over N109 billion As Budget Estimate For 2021

Governor Fayemi

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has presented the proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year in the State.

The Governor on Monday presented a budget estimate of over N109 billion for the 2021 fiscal year.

Governor Fayemi, while presenting the budget at the State House of Assembly complex yesterday in Ado-Ekiti described the 2021 budget as “Budget of Recovery and Economic Restoration.”

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The budget has a recurrent expenditure of N57, 997,898,982.62k while the capital expenditure has N51, 668,386,739.99k.

Fayemi, said the budget proposal presented contains the policy thrust, programmes, and vision of his administration for 2021, saying efforts shall be made to source the needed resources to fund the budget.

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over ‘Disappointing, Empty’ Speech – PDP



National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP
National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP

Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his nationwide broadcast over the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country.

Recall that Buhari in his speech called for an end to the protest, adding that his government had already accepted and started implementing demands of the protesters.

He, however, failed to acknowledge the shooting of protesters by soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Also Read: President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – Full text

Reacting in a statement on Thursday night by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbodinyan, the PDP said Buhari’s address was depressing and failed empathy test.

The party appealed to Nigerians, particularly the youth, to remain calm and allow a return to normal life in the collective quest for peaceful co-existence in the overall interest of the nation.

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria



PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos.

This was contained in a statement titled “EndSARS- Lekki Massacre,” signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, late on Tuesday.

Ologbodiyan said, “The Peoples Democratic Party, condemns in very strong terms, the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of our country.

Also Read: Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

“It is shocking that security agents and, in some cases, thugs, were reportedly deployed to end the lives of promising Nigerians. This, to say the least, is saddening.

“Those responsible for the heinous murder of the innocent and harmless Nigerians must account for their nefarious acts.

“The PDP calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct an end to these wanton killings across our nation.


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