By Frederick Peters

NEWSDAILYNIGERIA: The Former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim; former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, former president manufacturers association of Nigeria,( MAN) Sam Ohuabunwa and American basedmedical Doctor, Nwachukwu Anakwenze, met to close their ranks and work for the interest of a southern eastern presidency come 2023

The PDP Bigwigs , at the end of the meeting on Saturday in Abuja, resolved to work together to ensure that the South East produces the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2023 presidential ticket.

Speaking on behalf of other aspirants, Anyim said their resolve to have a South Easterner as the PDP 2023 presidential candidate is based on equity, fair play and national unity.

According to him, “four of us are presidential aspirants on the platform of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party. We met this morning and resolved as follows: we have agreed to work together as a team. We will work together to ensure that a South Easterner emerge us as PDP flag bearer for 2023 presidential election.

“We intend to consult with other zones on this issue and it is based on fairness and equity. In doing so, it is important to note that we have always supported other zones, and we now expect them to reciprocate.” he averred

Speaking on the possibility of a concensus candidate from among them, he said “when we get to the bridge, we’ll cross it. But we will work together in the interest of the party, in the interest of the nation, and in the interest of South east.”


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