The Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Tony Anenih, has urged Nigerians not to be deceived that President Goodluck Jonathan will not secure a re-election in next month’s presidential election.
Anenih, who said this during a rally on Sunday in Uromi, the headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government of Edo State, noted that he had recently visited some northern states and with what he saw, the PDP would emerge victorious in the February elections.
Also, present at the rally were the Minister for Works, Mike Onolemenmen, a chieftain of the party, Chief Tom Ikimi; state Chairman of the party, Chief Dan Orbih and other state executive members.
The BOT chairman specifically said that the PDP would win Kwara and Sokoto states and defeat the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).
He said, “Don’t be deceived if anyone tells you Jonathan will not win. I went out to see things for myself. Four days ago I was in Kwara State. As I was leaving after sitting for five hours, I knew that we have won Kwara.
“Two days ago as Buhari was landing in Sokoto, I was also landing in Sokoto and by the time I was leaving, I knew we have got Sokoto State. These are northern states.”
Anenih also urged the people of the state to support the PDP at the polls.
He added that it would be a sad tale to vote for the APC candidates at all levels because “you don’t take food from your son for a dog.”
“Coming back home, it will be a sad tale for any member of the South- South region to vote for the APC candidates, whether in the Houses of Assembly, House of Representatives, Senate, governorship or Presidential election. It will be so bad; you take food from your son to a dog,” he said.
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