The Senate President and national leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said PDP will win the 2019 general election and produce a new President for the country.
Saraki, made the declaration in Ilorin, Kwara state while addressing ward and local government delegates from the old and new members of the PDP in the state during an harmonisation meeting held at the Government House Banquet Hall, Ilorin.
The Senate President said confidently that ‘the future is better and brighter than the past’ as he promised to ensure cohesion between the old and new party members in the state.
He assured delegates to the meeting that he would only support the best and the most popular candidates among the people.
He warned party elders and other structures against dropping his name in the contest, and added that as the leader of the PDP, he has no anointed candidate in the forthcoming elections in the state.
The Senate President added : “In 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will produce the president. If we emerge victorious at the federal level all of us will be the beneficiaries. In the state, with your support we will win the state too. All of you here are the key players in Kwara politics. With unity of purpose no party can contest with you.
“We are here to unite all of us under the party we belong to today. I am assuring all members that there will be equity, internal democracy and justice. It is not going to be winners take all. As far as I am concerned everybody here today belongs to our political structure. There is nothing like old or new Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). We have all become one PDP.
“There is nobody here that will not say one way or the other we have not been together before. I am very sure that the future is bigger and brighter than the past. I want all of us to be united for the progress and development of Kwara state. Where we are today as far as I am concerned all of you belong to me. As par the politics of the state, nobody can wrest the power from us if we are united. By the grace of us in the forthcoming elections we will emerge victorious both at the federal and state levels.”