By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
As the 2019 general elections gathers momentum, the Ogun state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday declared that the power of incumbency of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would not stop the victory of PDP in next year’s elections.
The State Chairman of the party, Bayo Dayo said this on Wednesday while inaugurating 42- member Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Committee of the state at the party’s Secretariat, Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.
He said the PDP was not in anyway worried about the power the APC’s weild, insisting that the PDP would dethrone them both at the national and state levels.
The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu , was named the chairman of the committee.
Other members of the committee are current state party chairman, Bayo Dayo, Deputy Chairman; Semiu Sodipo, Secretary; Kunle Bolujoko, representing Ogun East, member; Kemi Ewedimu, Ogun Central, member and Tajudeen Aina, Ogun west, member.
The committee also has its members from all the 20 local government areas of the state.
Dayo urged the committee members to work together and ensure that the PDP presidential candidate emerged winner in the 2019 elections.
“It is not easy to wrestle power from the incumbent government. No power of incumbency will stop us in defeating APC in next year’s election. We are not worry about any power of incumbency. We have to move to the wards and talk to the people.
” We still have some people that are parading themselves in Ogun as candidates. We have the list that is duly signed by the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC).
“We won’t fight anybody because PDP is one family in Ogun. We are going to do reconciliation.
On Atiku, he said “Our presidential candidate is a man of the people and he is a man that can lead the nation.
“Let’s start our works in all the wards. Ogun should be one of the states to win election for Atiku,” he said.