2023: Return secretariat to PDP, Atiku advises Umahi

By AdvocateNews on 28/01/2022

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 506

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar


Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, advised Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. David Umahi, to return the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abakaliki to the party since he has defected to the All Progressives Congress(APC). 

The Party office has been under lock since Umahi joined the APC, a development which forced the PDP to relocate to a hotel as its temporary office. 

Atiku gave the advice during his consultation for his presidential ambition with PDP stakeholders in Ebonyi State. 

Represented by the Chairman of the Technical Committee for the Actualization of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Election, Raymond Dokpesi, the former President also urged Ebonyi Governor to immediately release the Publicity Secretary of the party, Nwoba Chika Nwoba, who has been remanded in police custody. 

“I remember vividly when I came here on two, three occasions, the first one was when I was contesting for chairman of the party, the Engineer, this Governor met me at Abuja to plead with me to step down for the chairmanship race for the overall interest of the party and in the overall interested of the federal government.

“I call on him to at this point in time to return the secretariat to the PDP. Let me also call on him to immediately release the PDP Spokesman whom he has taken to court with trumped up charges. We are all supposed to be democratic. 

“People have a right to different opinions. I want to call on all members of the Peoples Democratic Party in this place to remain resilient, I believe very shortly, you will be hearing some good news.” 

“I’m here on behalf of Atiku Abubakar to consult with you to express deep appreciation to you on the support you gave to me in Port Harcourt 2018 and thank you for giving me about 70 per cent of the total vote cast in 2019 general elections. 

“But like I said, the 2019 election which we contested, the APC which is the ruling party diverted the outcome to themselves. And as law-abiding citizens, since the Supreme Court pronounced on it, we had to start preparing for the next elections which is scheduled for February next year. 

“We pray and hope that the government will sign into law the new electoral act, that will be able to have some transparent election.” 

Posted 28/01/2022 05:43:21 AM


Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Police debunk falsehood of Enugu River turning into...

Group releases names of 102 Plateau communities forcibly...

28 suspected criminals arrested in Kogi

How three bankers withdrew N51.9 million from customer’s...

ENUGU 2023: PGS shun Zoning vendors, amidst threats,...

Massive job cut looms as dollar hits N590...

Arewa Spokesman, Emmanuel Yawe, dies in his sleep...

Enugu Artisans Market Crisis: Rioting Hausa traders barricade...

Why Igbos should be given chance to produce...

24 health workers infected in Ebonyi

2019: Aspirants challenge Buhari to debate

Poly lecturers declare two-week strike, threaten indefinite shutdown...


Latest News Buhari’s exclusion of South-East fueling insecurity -Tambuwal 2023 Presidency: Coalition organises one-million-man march across 36 states, FCT for Peter Obi 1,490 illegal routes enter Nigeria, says NIS FRSC inaugurates 20 Officers of Junior Course 1 for Command, Staff College Gunmen storm Ukpor again, shot man, abduct Pastor's husband Dead body disrupts flights at Lagos airport PDP Primaries: David Mark warns Atiku, Wike, others, says Guidelines won't be compromised Troops sweep IPOB/ESN’s hideout, seize arms, ammunition in Imo N80b Fraud: Accountant-General to remain in detention I did not beat up my constituent —Sen Nnamani IPOB: No plan to suspend Facebook over alleged use to incite violence — FG Sanwo-Olu imposes total ban on Okada in 6 LGs, 9 LCDAs


Most Read Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (359,598 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (359,598 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (359,597 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (359,597 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (359,597 views) I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (359,597 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (359,597 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (359,596 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (357,550 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (352,242 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (290,438 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (290,371 views)






There are no video entries posted yet.