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PDP News: Party Postpones Ekiti Gov Primary to Jan 26

The Peoples Democratic Party has shifted its governorship primary in Ekiti State from June 18 to January 26, 2022.

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The Peoples Democratic Party has shifted its governorship primary in Ekiti State from June 18 to January 26, 2022.

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This is according to a letter signed by the PDP Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu; and the National Secretary, Senator Nnaemeka Anyanwu.

In the letter dated January 4, 2020 and addressed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, the PDP noted that its ward congress to elect the three-member ad hoc ward delegates had been shifted from January 7 to January 15.

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It further stated that the local government congresses to elect one national delegate, as well as one person living with disability from each local government area in the state, had been scheduled to hold on January 22, 2022 and no longer January 15, 2022.

In the letter, which is titled, ‘Re: Notice of Party Primary for Ekiti State Governorship Election Scheduled for Saturday, June 18, 2022’, the PDP said the postponement became necessary due to unforeseen circumstances.

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At least 17 people have expressed interest in the PDP governorship primary. Some of them include Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former Governor Segun Oni, former Deputy Governor Olusola Eleka, Albert Adaramodu; Aribisala Adewale; Ayodeji Ogunsakin and Mrs Olumide Ojo. Eight of the aspirants are women.

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PDP stands better chance of winning 2023 presidential election: Atiku

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Atiku Abubakar, flagbearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 presidential election, says his party stands a good chance of winning.

“The PDP stands the chance to win the presidential election being one of the oldest political parties in the country,” Mr Abubakar told journalists after inaugurating his campaign office in Gombe.

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He said that the party has a huge support base in Gombe State and would leverage on that to ensure victory at the 2023 polls.

He called on PDP supporters in the state to shun campaign of calumny and focus on issue-based campaign so as to attract more supporters.

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Saturday’s visit to Gombe was the third time Mr Abubakar was in the state in 2022 on political overtures.

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U.S. congratulates Nigeria on 62nd Independence anniversary

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The United States government has felicitated with Nigeria on her 62nd independence anniversary, reiterating its commitment to help the nation combat terrorism and other forms of insecurity.

A statement by the U.S. secretary of state, Antony Blinken, released on October 1, conveyed the foreign nation’s goodwill.

“On behalf of the United States of America, I extend best wishes to the people of

Nigeria on the 62nd anniversary of their independence,” reads Mr Blinken’s statement.

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“The partnership between our two countries is strong and is built on our shared values

of democracy, diversity, and a spirit of entrepreneurship,” asserted Mr Blinken.

He added that, “The United States is committed to supporting Nigerian efforts to counter terrorism and insecurity, improve health systems, strengthen democratic institutions, promote respect for human rights, and bolster economic growth including through bilateral trade and investment between the United States and Nigeria.”

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With an election year in view, the American government declared its support to help the nation achieve “free and fair elections and value Nigeria’s leadership on global and regional issues including the fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Mr Blinken asserted further that the U.S. government looked “forward to expanding our relationship over the coming year and advancing our mutual interests.”

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Tinubu appoints Buni Adviser to campaign council

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The presidential flag bearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni as an adviser on party integration and reconciliation of his campaign council.

The appointment of the Chairman of the defunct APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) was contained in a letter with reference number PCC/DC/APPT/Vol.1/27 by the presidential candidate.

The letter reads: “By way of this letter, we are pleased to formally convey your appointment as the Adviser on Party Integration & Reconciliation of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council

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“This appointment is fitting and appropriate given your impressive political achievement and the exemplary leadership you have demonstrated as governor of your state and as a party member.

“We are grateful that you have joined our campaign team. We know you will do your utmost in this new responsibility so we conduct an effective, message-driven campaign leading us to victory in the 2023 presidential election.

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“Together, not only can we ensure victory for our party in the February 2023 election but we shall also move Nigeria along the path of national greatness by building on the achievements of our party and the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in providing progressive good governance to Nigerians.”

While wishing Buni God’s guidance, Tinubu congratulated the Chairman of the defunct APC CECPC.

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