-Otunba Gbenga Daniel vies to become PDP national chairman.
-Sule Lamido has expressed support for the former governor.
Former Jigawa state governor and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Alh. Sule Lamido endorsed former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel of his support at clinching the party’s national chairmanship position at the forthcoming national convention of the party.
Lamido, hosted Otunba Gbenga Daniel in a closed door meeting at his Bamaina country home in Jigawa State on Sunday.
Lamido said the task ahead of PDP is “the sole purpose of rescuing Nigeria from a government that should be for all Nigerians but now the architect of our division. ”
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“Only PDP can rescue Nigeria. The formation of PDP at inception was to liberate the country from military rule and stabilize it.
“Gbenga, the task before you is enormous. You will have to unite the party and refocus it. I know you very very well and I know you can lead. You and I are from Baba’s dynasty”.
In his response, the former Ogun state governor, Otunba Daniels, stated that he is aware of the huge responsibility the position requires and he is up to the task.
In an appraisal of the APC-led administration, Daniel reiterated the disappointment of citizens who voted the party into power.
“When we lost election in 2015, we folded our hands to see the change they promised but going round the country today, it is glaring everyone has rejected the change “.
Daniel is expected to formally declare his intention to vie for the PDP chairmanship position on Wednesday.