Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, Ambassador Desmond Akawor, has predicted that Nigerians will reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (Congress) during the 2023 general election.
Akawor disclosed this to newsmen in Port Harcourt, shortly after returning from the PDP national executive council meeting in Abuja, said the opposition party has proved that it has the requisite experience and push to win the national and state elections in 2023.
He said: “The peaceful way that our party handled the NEC meeting has proved that we have learnt great lessons. It shows that we are better united, focused and determined to salvage Nigeria.
“In Rivers State where Governor Nyesom Wike is doing a great job, more and more Rivers people are becoming convinced that their faith in the PDP has not been misplaced.
“The APC should admit that it is passing through a difficult period. Strong members of the party are leaving their ranks and joining us. Many more are expected to join us.
” No one individual owns the PDP. We have a leader who listens to superior arguments. We understand what it takes to be democratic in our approach to governance.
“The PDP is happy to have a leader like Governor Nyesom Wike. Under his leadership, we have witnessed transformational changes and seen our party grow from strength to strength because of his charismatic leadership style.”
Akawor urged Rivers people to ignore the APC, saying leaders of the party are masters of deception.
He said: “Our opponents do not practice what they preach. All they know how to do is deceive their followers. See where they have brought the country through false promises.”