Jegede, Adu, Others Inaugurate Into Atiku’s Presidential Campaign Council

By Dupson Collins, September 28th 2022

Barrister Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, Barrister Olumuyiwa Adu, Alhaji Fatai Adams, Others were part of the leaders from Ondo State inaugurated into the Presidential Campaign Council of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar yesterday in Abuja.

Speaking, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar vowed to ensure that Nigeria is united again.

Atiku who said that his plans for the nation is laid down in the document titled “My Covenant With Nigerians”, also said “the tasks ahead may appear daunting; they may seem a load too heavy to bear. But, for the sake of our country, for the sake of our children, and for the sake of generations yet unborn, we must not, even for one minute, shirk in the responsibilities that we have been entrusted with to come together to rebuild this beloved country of ours.

He said that his plans for Nigeria and Nigerians are as follows, “To restore Nigeria’s unity through equity, social justice, mutual collaboration, and consensus among our diverse peoples.

“To build a strong and effective democratic government where the safety and security of our people and their property is our primary and singularly most important responsibility.

“To establish a strong, resilient, inclusive and prosperous economy that generates opportunity, jobs and wealth while lifting the poor out of poverty.

“To encourage the adoption of a true federal system that provides where all the federating units are equal, and has a fair and representative federal government that secures our borders, defends our people and ensures national unity, whilst allowing the federating units to develop and grow in line priorities which they have set on their own.

“To redevelop, invest in, and strengthen our education system in order to provide its recipients with the education and skills needed to compete in the new global order driven by innovation, science, and technology, as well as to live healthy, productive, and meaningful lives.”

Atiku said that, “to undertake these tasks, the members of our party, the PDP, have, graciously, granted me the ticket to lead the party in next year’s presidential elections, with the singular mandate to come and lead the efforts to cure these ills.

“So, what is our task that we are gathered here today to undertake? It is beyond merely coming together to inaugurate a Presidential Campaign Council. No! Our task today is to come together to rescue and rebuild our beloved country, Nigeria. That is the end goal. It is existential to us as a nation, and it is a task that history beckons upon us all to grasp with both hands and undertake with vigour and zeal.

Eminent personalities that make the list from Ondo State includes:

1. Hon Debo Ologunogba
2. Chief Segun Adegoke
3. Dr Olusegun Mimiko
4. Hon Fatai Adams
5. Dr Eddy Olafeso
6. Chief Clement Faboyede
7. Mr. Tokunbo Modupe
8. Hon Agboola Ajayi
9. Barr Eyitayo Jegede SAN
10. Hon Bode Obanla
11. Mr Deolu Akinwumi
12. Mike Omogbehin
13. Amb Omolade Oluwateru
14. Dr Kola Ademuimi
15. Mrs Esther Ebiwonjumi
16. Muyiwa Sylvester Adu
17. Amb Roland Omowa
18. Dr Omotayo Dairo
19. Comrade Gbenga Jegede

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