A South East Nigerian based support group for the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2023 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, Saturday held a zonal meeting in Enugu.
The members of the ‘All Igbo Youths For Atiku Abubakar Campaign Support Group’ came from all works of life and across the States, Local Government Areas and political wards for the gathering.
Highpoint of the event was the inauguration of the States and Local Government Areas Coordinators for the five South Eastern States of the country.
The programme recorded a large turnout of youths not only from Enugu State, but from across the entire South East Region and beyond.
Others at the event were representatives from Kebbi and Rivers States as well as market women and the Housa Communities who came to show their solidarity.
In their separate speeches, the Convener of the All Igbo Youths for Atiku Abubakar, Ukpai Emma Ukpai and the National Secretary of the Group, Ifeanyi Umere described the event as historic and called on the youths and other stakeholders to work as a team to ensure the enthronement of Atiku Abubakar as the next president of Nigeria in 2023.
They also charged all the Coordinators at both the State and Local Government Areas levels to ensure that the PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar is effectively campaigned for at the grassroots.
In their goodwill messages, the speakers described Atiku Abubakar as the only presidential candidate that has what is required to get Nigeria out of the current economic and security challenges of the country.
Highlights of the programme was the issuance of certificates to the newly inaugurated Coordinators.
The colourful political event had “Building Sustainable Bridge for National Unity with His Excellency Atiku Abubakar” as its theme.