The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Southeast zone has nominated Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu as consensus candidate for the position of national secretary at the PDP National Convention holding in Abuja on October 20, 2021. The southeast PDP has followed the tradition of northern PDP leaders who nominated Iyocha Ayu as the north’s consensus candidate for the national chairman.
The National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Southeast Zone, Chief Ali Odefa, in a statement emphasized that the PDP southeast zone once again displayed maturity and readiness to reclaim all its stolen mandates in the zone through peaceful and united manner which the zone arrived at a consensus in nominating an illustrious son of the zone, Sen. Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu (Sam Daddy), as the zone’s sole candidate for the position of National Secretary of the party ahead of the national convention.
He stated that the PDP in the Southeast by this honourable and uniting act, has once again put its detractors who thought that the fortunes of the party will be destabilized by the ceding of the plum position to the zone.
The National Vice Chairman, Southeast, said that the PDP in the southeast is now more than ever prepared and ready for the task ahead.
“We are sincerely grateful to our leaders in the zone who despite their natural human differences have united and formed a common front in our avowed reclamation of the Southeast for our great party.
“Despite the desperation of political jobbers and power mongers who have adopted all manner of undemocratic moves to lure away our members, the Southeast remains a stronghold of the PDP, and we assure our teeming members and supporters that our great party remains strong, firm, on ground and poised for victory as the 2023 general elections approaches,” Chief Ali Odefa declared.