From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened war against All Progressive Congress (APC) and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) if they both rigged the forthcoming general elections.
National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, who handed down the threats in Asaba, Delta State on Thursday at the party’s campaign ahead of the 2019 elections, disclosed that PDP was ready for war with APC if the elections were found to have been rigged.
He said ”We have warned INEC not to be used by President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to rig the 2019 elections, we are aware that the present government has been pressurizing INEC to help rig the elections, if they do, there will be war, Nigerians will rise up to the challenges.
“We need a digital President, not analogue President, this present government has been trying to bring in its own Chief Justice, It is not possible, President Buhari had given his mandate to Great Ogboru when he campaigned in Warri recently, we need Atiku Abubakar, the only President when elected, will change the difficulties in Nigeria”.
However, the former Vice President, and presidential candidate of PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, in his remarks, however assured Deltans of reactivating the abandoned Sea Ports: Koko , Sapele,Warri and Ofagbe, saying that since 1999, Delta State had been governed by PDP, a clear indications that Deltans have been loyal members of the party.
While describing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as one of the best governors Nigeria had produced, Atiku also promised that when voted as president, the second Niger Bridge allegedly being politicized by President Buhari will be completed, adding that “APC has failed completely in all its promises, these so called APC people are ‘wayo’ people, I want you all in Delta State to vote PDP, don’t waste your votes for APC”.
In his opening remarks, the state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, said “In the last three years and seven months, we have been building bridges in the state, we are peace loving people and we have empowered youths in search of jobs, we have resolved here in Delta to vote PDP that will bring peace to our great country Nigeria, we are prepared for the elections and we are prepared to vote PDP all the way”