By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja
Former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Chief Ali Odefa, the newly elected South East PDP Zonal Chairman and all other executive members on their successful election.
Atiku, in his congratulatory message said, “Ali Odefa, while steering the affairs of the PDP in the South-East zone as caretaker Chairman, demonstrated candour, courage and capacity to lead our party to a total take over of the zone”.
The former Vice President further expressed congratulatory messages and gratitude to governors, party stakeholders and members in the zone for the orderly conduct of credible zonal Congress that saw to the emergence of the new executives.
According to him, “I urge other zones of our party to be united and emulate what the South East has done.”
The former Vice President maintained that only unity, supremacy of the party and respect for internal democracy can guarantee a successful future for the PDP.
Nigerians, he pointed out, are eagerly waiting for the PDP to rescue the country and bring succour to the people, maintaining that the PDP cannot afford to disappoint Nigerians ahead of the 2023 polls.