By Stanley Onyekwere
The Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD) has announced the adoption of the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the February 14 general elections.
Giving reasons why the party adopted the President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President, Namadi Sambo, the party said the decision by its National Working Committee , was in recognition of the fact that the current occupants of the offices are doing well on their transformation drive to take Nigeria from the decades of bad governance to a new level.
Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, the National Secretary of the party, Dr. Onwubuya A. Breakforth, said the party noted that for any meaningful and sustainable change to take place, a lot of time and effort is needed to right the wrongs of past administrations, “considering the bad state of the Nation that President Goodluck Jonathan inherited when he was elected into office in 2011”.
The party said President Jonathan should be given another four years to enable him to implement his transformation agenda beyond any reasonable doubt.
It added that the party also looked at the humility, pedigree and the sincerity of the President in tackling all issues confronting the nation which such as insecurity, corruption, education, healthcare, infrastructural development and the diversification of the Economy, before arriving at the decision.
The ACD therefore called on all Party officers at all levels local government, states and National including all Governorship, Senatorial and Federal House of Representatives and States Houses of Assembly Candidates to mobilize all their supporters and Relatives to collect their PVCs and come out and vote for President Jonathan, in the for 14th February polls.