- calls on voters to turn out to welcome Atiku on Saturday in Kogi
Kola Ologbondiyan, a former national publicity secretary for the Peoples Democratic Party and a spokesperson for the Atiku/Okowa campaign, has reassured the populace that PDP has the resources necessary to prevail in the upcoming general elections.
In order to welcome PDP candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate Gov. Okowa to the state on Saturday, he urged the people of Kogi State to turn out in their millions.
In response to question from reporters on Thursday in Lokoja, Ologbondiyan stated that the party’s major event, which will be held at the Confluence Stadium, is intended to highlight the presidential flag bearer.
He said that the mission of the PDP is to rescue the country from the misrule of the ruling party.
According to him, ‘with the antecedents and pedigrees of the presidential candidate and his running mate, there is hope for the reformation and resetting of the country that has been battered by the ruling APC.
” Kogi state has been a PDP state and would remain so. There is a great difference between now and when PDP was in power as the people are now wallowing in excruciating poverty despite huge allocations accruing to the state
” Of all the candidates jostling for the presidency, Atiku is the most prepared as he has a comprehensive blueprint in which to tackle the problems of the country and make it a pride to all Nigerians.
” I therefore call on all the electorate in the state to ensure they vote for Atiku Abubakar and all the PDP candidates in the February polls , and i urged the party supporters to stay firm and refuse to be intimidated by anybody” He stated.
He, however called on the party and supporters to undertake aggressive mobilisation of the electorate to welcome the party Flag-bearers to the state urged them to remain resolute in the face of threats and intimidation, saying as dying party they may try to bark but would not be able to bite.