PDP Challenges APC Winner & Presidential Candidate To A Public debate, says delegates to ratify Jonathan’s endorsement tomorrow , Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has challenged whoever emerges as the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC to a public debate where competence, performance would form the issues of discourse.
The Presidential aspirants of the APC who want the ticket to represent the party during next year’s election are former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari; former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano; Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State; and Publisher, leadership Newspapers, Sam Nda- Isaiah.
The PDP also boasted that it would defeat all the APC presidential aspirants put together, just as it urged the opposition party to present the former head of State and 2011 Presidential candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change, CPC, General Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as its Presidential and Vice presidential candidates for the 2015 Presidential election.Addressing Journalists yesterday at PDP National Secretariat on the National Convention, PDP National Publicity Secretary and Chairman, Convention Publicity Committee, Chief Olisa Metuh who disclosed that 3,073 Delegates would converge on Abuja to vote and ratify the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan as
PDP’s sole presidential candidate for next year’s election.
According to him, delegates will in line with the party’s 2014 guidelines and the Electoral Act vote for President Jonathan on Thursday despite his sole candidature, adding that at today’s convention, delegates would formally vote and ratify the appointment of PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Muazu; the National Secretary, Prof. Wale Oladipo and the National Auditor, Adewale Adeyanju to enable them perform effectively in their various positions.
Metuh who challenged who will be the APC’s Presidential candidate to issue- based campaign, of ideology, devoid of lies, propaganda and insults, said, “Let us elevate the conduct of this election. We will base it on who is best for this country in terms of unity of this nation, who is best to stabilise our public policy, who is best to lead us to prosperity. On those three and other issues we will debate 0with whoever is the candidate of APC”. PROCEED TO SEE MORE ON PAGE 2