A faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has adopted the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate Mr Peter Obi, as its preferred candidate for Saturday’s election.
The APGA members; consisting mainly of State Chapter Chairmen and led by Chief Jerry Obasi, in a meeting in Enugu, Tuesday, said they saw the need to join forces with other progressives to rescue the country.
Obasi said they were impressed by Atiku’s pledge to restructure the country and make the economy work again, while providing jobs dor wealth creation.
The APGA faction also extolled the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan-Niger Delta Elders Forum, PANDEF; Afenifere and the Middle Belt Forum for their wisdom in supporting the PDP candidate.
Obasi said “We can’t allow APGA to be destroyed by strangers that invaded our party. Some people claim that they are the leaders of APGA, but they are at a different place while the soul of the party is somewhere else.
The official statement, signed by party leader, Chief Jerry Obasi, is encapsulated in the letter below: