A former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has asked Nigerians to support the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to lead the country in 2023, from the Presidency, Page 36 learnt.
Saraki, who made the appeal while inaugurating some projects and programmes executed by the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, said that there are still remnant of PDP faithfuls who have capacity and integrity like Governor Okowa.
He stated that Nigeria is currently in a bad shape, with alarming cases of insecurity and economic challenges, and therefore, urged the people to give the PDP another chance to make the difference.
His exact words: “It gives me great pleasure to be here, and to be part of this inauguration. For four years in the Senate, we sat next to each other, and I worked very closely with you when we passed the National Health Bill; I am very pleased with your performance here in Delta.
“It is on record that in our party, anytime we have difficult assignments we come to you, because of your competence, integrity, and commitment to duty.
“Our country is passing through some difficulties, and I appeal to Nigerians to give PDP the chance again to lead Nigeria, and you will see the difference.
“Your administration’s commitment to the growth and development of Asaba capital city is laudable and commendable.”
He added that the future of Nigeria would depend on infrastructure, as being provided in Delta State, saying: “We are proud of what we as PDP government is doing here in Delta.”
Among the projects are DLA Road, adjoining streets Government Primary School, Junior Staff Quarters, all in Asaba.