As the race for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gets hotter, party faithful of the Lagos state chapter Monday adopted Senate President, Bukola Saraki as their presidential project while also endorsing him for President.
Party faithful were asked to stand and adopt Saraki as their candidate following his plea that he is a “Full Lagos Boy” who was born and schooled in the state, he deserved their support, even as he told them that what the country needs at this critical time is a president who has the capacity to deliver good governance to the people.
Saraki who was at the Lagos state PDP secretariat as part of his campaign to become the party’s presidential candidate in next year’s election said with the quality of people in the party in the state, he has no doubt that the PDP would win the 2019 elections.
He pledged that come 2019, the PDP will be taking over the Alausa Government House; while also promising them that “what you have been fighting for all these years, you will have in 2019.”
Party leaders who accompanied Saraki to the event included Senator Dino Melaye, Ade Dosunmu; former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Senator Kofo Akerele-Bucknor, Deji Doherty, former Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada; Dr. Doyin Okupe and former national chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, among others.
Saraki said it is time to change things, saying it is ironic that the call for the restructuring of the country is being made to a President who hasn’t got the capability and the understanding of what the call for restructuring is all about.