A former Vice President and 2023 Presidential Aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has stated that he is the best Candidate the main opposition party can present for the 2023 general elections, Page 36 learnt.
He said this on Thursday, while wooing members of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the PDP, to support him to emerge as the Candidate of the party in the upcoming primary elections of the party.
Addressing the PDP NWC, in Abuja, Atiku stated: “I urge you to provide the right kind of leadership, so that the best Candidate can emerge.
“I dare say, Mr. Chairman, I am the best Candidate.
“Under normal circumstances, this is a guy who already has 11 million votes in his space, and I think as a party, you should give me the right of first refusal.
“In fact, we are in a democracy. All I urge you is to make sure that the way you have started, you should also conclude that way by being very fair, very credible, give every contestant the opportunity to face the election.”
In his remarks, the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, said that the party would provide a level playing ground for all Presidential Aspirants.
He stated: “All the Delegates drawn across the 36 States of the Federation, plus Abuja; we will ultimately gather in Abuja, and select one of you.”
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