Factual Pursuit of Truth for Progress
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Iyorchia Ayu has stated that Nigerians must be united to rescue the country.
The PDP Chairman made this claim at the weekend, while giving his goodwill message at the wedding reception of Mixine Ewere Okowa, (daughter of the Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa), and Dr Daniel Igo, at the National Christian Centre, Abuja.
According to him, Nigeria has never had it so bad on all fronts in its life as a nation as it is today, necessitating a change of administration in next year’s election to rescue it.
Ayu’s statement was made known in a statement issued by his media aide Simon Imobo-Tswam, on Sunday.
In his words “We thought we were on an irreversible course to the top, but disaster struck along the line, and today we are back to the drawing board. Our generation, therefore, has the solemn responsibility to hand over to our children a united, healthy and prosperous nation.
“That is the historic challenge of 2023. We have never had it so bad, and so bad on so many fronts, but we must remain united to rescue our country. There is hope on the horizon. There is light at end of the tunnel. With PDP coming, Nigeria will rise again.”
He therefore hailed the marriage between Maxine, from Delta state and Daniel, from Benue state, as proof that Nigerians still love across ethnic and cultural divides; and urged Nigerians to vote for the pluralism that the PDP represents, Come 2023.
Dignitaries who graced the event included: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa and Evang. Edith Okowa (parents of the Bride), Chief (Mrs.) Elizabeth Igo (mother of the groom), the governors of Akwa Ibom, Ekiti, Bayelsa and Sokoto states.
Others were former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, THISDAY Publisher, Nduka Obaigbena; Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige; former Governor of Gombe State, Alh. Ibrahim Dankwambo; ex-Senate Presidents Bukola Saraki and David Mark; Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu; House Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu; and frontline banker, Mr. Jim Ovia.