National Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Adamu Abdullahi, has stated that Peter Obi, Labour Party presidential candidate means well for the country, stating he will not underestimate him.
Goldennewsng reports that the APC National Chairman stated that while Peter Obi was governor of Anambra State, he visits him and knows of his leadership track record.
Adamu said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, also has qualities and capacity ahead of the 2023 general election.
Senator Adamu who stated this on Arise TV programme, on Sunday, said he was however more confident his party, the All Progressive Congress, APC, will come victorious in the 2023 general election because they are well organized and have a high number of followership.
The National Chairman of APC, Adamu further said that the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Iyorchia Ayu; and the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, as people who are well grounded and mean well for the country.
In Senator Adamu’s words, “Honestly I have never ever underestimated the capacity of my opponents, I will not do so now. This is not the first time I will be party chairman, I have been secretary of the party, I have been chairman of the party at the state level I have faced elections, I have won some and lost some, I have no reason whatsoever to doubt my opponent.
“The gentleman who is chairman of PDP is a friend of mine, we have known even before we got these positions.
“Peter Obi I knew him when he was governor of Anambra state, I visited him. These are people who mean well as far as I’m concerned, from their outbursts they mean well. They are well grounded, I don’t have doubts about that.
“So I have no reason whatsoever to underestimate their ability to lead their people to victory.”
Speaking on why his party, the ruling APC stands a better chance than the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Peter Obi’s Labour Party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, APC national Chairman said:
“I am telling you that we are better organized. We have a higher number of followership. We have got the register of members of the party, you can verify it.
“These other parties don’t have.
“I don’t contemplate any situation that will make us not to win the election in 2023.”