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Mammoths swarm as the G5 rulers campaign the PDP in Enugu

The PDP and G5 governors stormed Enugu State on Friday to raise the party’s campaign flag.

At the event was the Governor of Enugu State and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Enugu North Senatorial County, R. presence. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State, Samuel Ortom of Benue State, and Governor of Oyo State Seyi Makinde.

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who is still in mourning for the late PDP candidate for Abia State, Professor Uche Ikonne was absent.

Daily POST reported that the Michael Okpara Arena, Enugu, event venue was filled to capacity.

The G5 rulers also endorsed the Senate ambition of Governor Ifyeni Ogwanye who is running in the Senate election to represent Enugu North.

Party flags were presented to all party candidates from the House of Representatives, Senate and Governor.

However, only the former governor of the state and candidate for the Enugu East district in the Senate, Chimaruk Nnamani, was not given the party flag.

His inability to receive the party flag may not be unrelated to the suspension order issued to him by the party’s national leadership last week due to his alleged anti-party activities.

He was also absent from the occasion.

The party’s gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Peter Mbah, who responded on behalf of the other contenders, commended Ogowani for ensuring a safe environment, quality education, rural development, and maintaining peace and security, emphasizing that this was responsible for the massive rally and rush to invest in the state by investors. .

“Recognizing the consolidation of these great achievements, we have pledged to grow the economy, provide dividends for democracy and build on the transformation brought about by Ugwuanyi to take Enugu to the next level.

“Since the beginning of the Fourth Republic, Enugu has remained the hope of the PDP. We have carried the banner of the PDP with pride and we are ready to continue to do so.

“The rally is to renew the mandate of our great party,” Mbah added, stressing that it was made possible because of the people’s trust in those who led the country from the Democratic Progressive Party.

He appreciated the support of the G-5 rulers in demonstrating leadership and fortitude in the pursuit of justice, fairness and fairness in the party.

Governor Ogwanye also earlier expressed his appreciation to the people of the state for the support shown by the PDP since 1999 and hoped that they would repeat the same in 2023 for all of the party’s candidates.

In their various remarks, Governors Makinde, Ortom and Weki commended the people for the support they have shown Ogoni and the PDP and tasked them with ensuring that on election day their wards and polling units were handed over to the party.

Wake had described Ogwanye as “a good man who is brave and reliable and you can go to war with your eyes closed”, stressing that the group would remain supportive of all his activities and would extend to the party’s gubernatorial candidate.

At the event, a coalition of 12 registered political parties endorsed Mbah and other PDP candidates in the 2023 elections, saying they were motivated by good governance pushed by Ogwani in the state.

Mammoths swarm as the G5 rulers campaign the PDP in Enugu

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