The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sule Lamido support group, known as Advocacy Network Nigeria, (ANN), Lamido 2019, sets to hold a grand reception for Lamido’s acceptance to vie for President.
The group in a statement after its caucus meeting yesterday said, it is apt for the former Governor of Jigawa state, to formally show up his open acceptance of a clarion call to vie for the number 1 position of Nigeria’s leadership seat, “which is the Presidency.”
The statement signed by the group national coordinator Hon. Aliyu Tukur Gantsa, said Chief Arinze Ekelem, from Anambra state, has been appointed to chair the reception central organizing committee, with its members cutting across the six geo political zones of the federation including Federal Capital territory Abuja.
“The year 2019, is fast approaching, and as concerned members of the PDP, as well as Nigeria’s project, we felt it necessary to unveil the plan of Lamido’s acceptability and readiness to vie for the Presidency,” it said.
The statement further said, since His Excellency Sule Lamido, has willingly responded to, “The call of the People to contest it is not out of place to let the generality of Nigerians, the truth of it all.”
According to the statement, Chief Ikechukwu Ezema, has been appointed to serve as the South-East zonal coordinator of the group.