A former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to embrace justice, fairness and equity in selecting the party’s flagbearer in the 2023 presidential election.
The former PDP vice presidential candidate in the 2019 election expressed confidence in emerging as the opposition party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 election.
Naija News understands Obi stated this on Wednesday during his visit to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki as part of his consultations towards the 2023 presidency.
The presidential aspirant was received at the Government House in Benin by Governor Obaseki, his deputy governor, Phillip Shaibu, and other PDP stalwarts in the state.
Obi was accompanied to Edo state by a former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, and a former PDP governorship candidate in Anambra in the 2018 election, Oseloka Obaze.
Meanwhile, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed confidence in clinching the 2023 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Naija News understands Wike stated this on Monday during his visit to Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum as part of his consultations towards the 2023 presidency.
He commended Zulum for successes recorded in the area of security in Borno State and pointed out the cleanliness of Maiduguri the state capital.
According to the Rivers State Governor, delegates have given him assurances that they are behind him ahead of the PDP primaries.
Zulum on his part appreciated Governor Wike for his concerns and good gestures towards Borno State in the fight against insecurity.
He charged the presidential hopeful and others like him to ensure they put the unity and peace of Nigeria above their personal interests.