Atiku has been guaranteed for victory by Governor Okowa in his statement of confidence to the Nigerian people during the inauguration of the PDP campaign committees for the 2019 election in Asaba.
Charging the PDP members to work hard for the party’s victory in the 2019 elections, Governor Okowa expressed optimism that the party would achieve 100 per cent victory at the polls. In his words, “We want to go into the campaigns as a united body, we should carry everybody along and don’t underestimate anybody because, there is no law that says we cannot have 100 per cent votes in an election. “We should work with one mind, Delta state is for PDP and with the cooperation of everybody, we can achieve 100 per cent votes in the elections,”
However, Barrister Esiso at the inauguration, called on the members to ensure that all PDP candidates emerge victorious. Delta state governor, Governor Okowa, while congratulating members of the campaign committee, commended the chairman of the party in the state, Barrister Kingsley Esiso, for having a small committee at the state level.
“What is more important to us is the local government and unit levels; time is short and I am sure the director-general of the campaign council, Honourable Funkekeme Solomon is working very hard for the campaign to start in early January.” Inaugurating the campaign committee, Barrister Esiso said: “We have carefully selected our party men and women to ensure that all our candidates win in the 2019 elections; Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will occupy Aso Rock, Governor Okowa will return to Government House, Asaba and every candidate of the party win. “We will not sacrifice any candidate for any person, ensure that all PDP candidates emerge victorious and you have to work day and night to achieve that.” Barrister Solomon had in an opening address, described Governor Okowa as “a good ambassador of the party in the state and will get overwhelming votes from the people.”
Chairman of the peace and reconciliation committee, Senator Patrick Osakwe who responded on behalf of chairmen, secretaries and members of the various committees inaugurated, thanked the leadership of the PDP for finding them worthy to serve in the committees.
“We are very comfortable working in different committees because we have someone who has risen through the ranks as the governor of Delta state; he is a man who puts the round peg in a round holes and we are going into the elections to achieve 5/5, 100 per cent victory for our candidates,” Senator Osakwe said.
The governor expressed confidence that the PDP has successfully executed projects that will earn it victory in the 2019 general elections.