2015: PDP Sets Date to Kickstart Jonathan’s Declaration
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has set Tuesday, September 16 to kick start the much awaited declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 presidential election.
The event which is a grand one being planned to drum up support for President Jonathan is to set the pace for his eventual declaration any moment.
Organised by the presidency, the event which has been termed “National Summit for Goodluck Support Groups,” is billed to feature mainly prominent chieftains of the PDP.
The list of party chieftains programmed to speak at the event includes – a former Information Minister, Prof. Jerry Gana; PDP national chairman, Adamu Mu’azu; Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio; and former PDP chairman, Ahmadu Ali.
Others are – former President of the Senate, Ken Nnamani; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim; Senate Majority Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba; a former PDP acting national chairman, Bello Haliru Mohammed; and the party’s members in the two chambers of the National Assembly.
Also billed to attend the event are members of the party’s National Executive Committee, Board of Trustees members, PDP Governors, and members of the Federal Executive Council.
Political Adviser to the President, Prof. Rufai Ahmed Alkali, who made the disclosure at a briefing in Abuja on Friday, described the planned event as “a unique and rare opportunity to experience an outpour of love, camaraderie and friendship by Nigerians from all walks of life for President Jonathan.”
“This National Summit, which is a celebration of the core values that bind all Nigerians as one people, united for peace, stability and progress of our dear country shall take place on Tuesday, September 16, at the Eagles Square, Abuja from 10.00am,” Alkali added.
The President’s Adviser said representatives of over 8,000 pro Jonathan groups are expected to attend the event. Ahmadu Ali is billed to chair the event, while Mu’azu is listed as Special Guest of Honour.
Akpabio is to deliver a keynote address.
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