2023: Jigawa PDP backs Atiku’s presidential ambition
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Jigawa State, has backed the presidential ambition of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.
Chairman of Jigawa State chapter of the PDP, Hon. Babandi Ibrahim Gumel, stated this when he received the delegation of technical committee of Atiku 2023 campaign organization in PDP headquarters, Dutse.
He said Atiku Abubakar has no problem in Jigawa State under the leadership of PDP chieftain and former governor of the state, Sule Lamido.
“Atiku has no problem in Jigawa, especially that he is a friend to our leader (Lamido) and we understand that our leader has no problem with him.
“In 2019 when Atiku won election in Port Harcourt, our leader was a contestant, and immediately he gave directives to work for Atiku, we did our best.
“Jigawa State is for PDP, and we are ready to back any PDP candidate that wins primary election and we hope that person would be Atiku.
He said Jigawa PDP will continue to work and ensure that the party gets back to power in the state and Nigeria in 2023.
Speaking earler, the Chairman of Atiku 2023 campaign organization, Raymond Anthony Dokpesi, said they were in Jigawa State to seek stakeholders’
support for Atiku’s presidential ambition.
He said Nigeria must return to its stance of one nation, one destiny and is only Atiku Abubakar can do that.
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