Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has declared that the main opposition party in Nigeria, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, remains the only party capable of rescuing Nigeria from its declining economic situation.
Speaking in Benin City at the flag-off of the campaign for the Edo State governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Governor Emmanuel said that the party was ready to reclaim the South South state from the All Progressives Congress, APC and keep the region as a stronghold of the PDP.
Udom was speaking on behalf of the South South PDP governors at the campaign event on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. He said that PDP reclaiming Edo State would deliver dividends of democracy and engender growth and development in the region. Governor Udom Emmanuel described the PDP candidate for Edo, Pastor Ize-Iyamu as a credible candidate who will reposition Edo State.