A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was additionally the governorship aspirant of the party in Abia State, Sampson Orji, has declared his help for Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP.
Orji published this in a statement he made on hand to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Thursday.
He stated that his choice for Obi against PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, was premised on Obi’s competence.
He in addition stated that he would mobilize assist for Obi’s candidature due to the fact of his antecedent and not because he is his a fellow Igbo man.
“I’m a PDP man until tomorrow, however I will aid Obi, not because he is Igbo however because of what he represents. Obi is a movement. My family and friends will vote for him.
“Atiku is my friend, however Obi is a higher candidate.
“So, it is blindness to inform me to support Atiku, when we have Obi who has shown competence and ability to take Nigeria out of the woods”, he said.
Recall that PDP has been embroiled in political crisis, with doubt swelling over the guide for its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the imminent 2023 presidential election.
Similarly, the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, yesterday disclosed that he would have labored for the success of the presidential candidature of Obi, if he were not a member of PDP, as a result heightening doubts over the capability of the party to challenge other candidates in the 2023 election.