Jonathan is a good product that’s easily saleable – PDP Chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Alhaji
Adamu Mu’azu, has stated that President Goodluck Jonathan is a very good
product that is easily saleable to the party would continue to exhibit
good and purposeful leadership at all levels of governance in the

He gave the assurance on Tuesday in Abuja at the inauguration of the
party`s Presidential Campaign Organisation, ahead of the February
general elections.

“PDP has a good candidate in the person of President Goodluck Jonathan to sale to Nigerians ahead of the elections.

“The product we have is a very good product and it is easily saleable,” the PDP national chairman said.

He added that President Jonathan had given more to Nigerians and
deserved to be re-elected because of his humility, simplicity and
developmental strides in all sectors of the country`s economy.

He, however, warned the opposition to limit their electioneering
campaign to issues that were important to Nigerians, adding that the PDP
was tired of campaign of sentiments.

He said while the opposition kept promising Nigerians and engaging
in campaign of calumny, the PDP was well ahead of it with proven
verifiable achievements to showcase to the people.

Mu’azu, however, emphasised the need to reward loyal party members
across the country, this he said, was critical to avoid defection of
members to the opposition.

Earlier, Chief Tony Anenih, the Chairman, PDP Board of Trustee (BoT)
and Presidential Campaign Organisation Adviser, charged Nigerians to
join hands with the PDP to ensure a violent-free general elections.

“I call on Nigerians to join hands with us to crush all plans to
cause pre or post election violence, bearing in mind the imperative of
the unity and stability of our dear country.”

Anenih also urged members of the party to be steadfast in their
commitments to campaign for the party with hope in their hearts.

He further charged the inaugurated team to campaign with facts and
truth based on issues and ideas with verifiable records of the party`s
achievements across the country.

This, he said, was critical to win the sacred mandate of Nigerians
at the elections and to ensure that the PDP remained in power.

He urged the party’s campaign directors and coordinators across the
country to be ready to reach out to all Nigerians in the course of their
campaign with the party’s flag.

Anenih expressed optimism that having passed through the same
terrain in 1999 and 2011, the PDP would emerge victorious in the general

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, who is the Chairman of the
PDP Governors Forum, led other governors of the party to the event.

He assured that the governors were ready to ensure the victory of
the PDP in their respective states, adding that in spite of the antics
of the opposition, Nigerians still have confidence in the party.

He, therefore, urged Nigerians to vote President Goodluck Jonathan
and other PDP candidates at the elections to ensure the continuation of
Federal Government’s transformation programmes.

The Senate President, Sen. David Mark, also expressed hope that the
PDP would emerge victorious at the elections, adding that the opposition
has nothing to market to Nigerians.

He urged members of the orgnaisation not to shy away from marketing
President Jonathan to Nigerians in the course of their campaign.

NAN reports that while Sen. Amadu Ali is the Director-General of the
Presidential Campaign Organisation, Prof. Tunde Adeniran will serve as
Deputy Director.

Mr Kabiru Turaki will serve as Deputy Director General (North), and
former Anambra Governor, Mr Peter Obi, will be in charge of the South,
among others.

Ali, who spoke on behalf of members of the campaign organisation,
said that the PDP would not be intimidated by the blackmail of the

He stressed that President Jonathan was a democrat in all
ramifications and that his candidacy would offer Nigerians positive
transformation and sustainable democracy.

He assured that members of the organisation would work assiduously to ensure victory for all PDP candidates at all levels.

Members of the organisation`s Finance Committee and Directorates are expected to meet later in the day.

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