From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja
The Kogi state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP said no amount of media campaign of calumny against it will alter its commitment to the ideal of rescue and resetting the country from the hardships inflicted on the people by the present administration.
This PDP stated this while refuting a publication by the Sahara Reporters on their January 22, 2023 edition with the caption “Gov’ Yahaya Bello Lobbies PDP National Leaders, Vows to Deliver Kogi to Atiku” as false, malicious and a figment in the imagination of the sponsors.
The Party in a Press Release signed by the Director General Adadmu Mahmoud Atta Support Group, Chief Sam Abenemi and made available to Journalists in Lokoja on Thursday Condemned those desperately working to rubbish in the mud the good name and principles on which the party stands.
Abenemi noted that nobody has omnipotent powers to make PDP to win the General Elections even as the Party may not be desperate to win, the party is passionately desirous to offer service that will bring the people of this country out darkness, deprivation and poverty.
He affirmed that the members of the PDP would not involve in any forms of anti party activity at this critical moment of the party history, disclosed that both members and supporters have subsumed their ambitions into the over all interest of the Party.
According to him, the enemies have gone ahead with their concocted story to link the hardworking member of the party, Alhaji Adamu Mahmoud Atta to Gov’ Yahaya Bello in the said publication.
He explained that the story purportedly averred that Gov” Bello had been in talks with the leadership of PDP to ensure that Natasha Akpoti Uduaghan lose her case in the court to enable Adamu Mahmoud Atta to replace her.
He added that the story in its mischievous content did not know that the said law suit has been withdrawn on the instance of the party.
” The hatchet Job must be Condemned in its entirety and view it as the handiwork of those who do not wish PDP in kogi state well but only interested in their parochial , ambitious and penchant to grab power by all cost.
” Through Adamu Mahmoud Atta’s Support Group AMASG, Alhaji Adamu Mahmoud Atta is fully focused and committed to ensuring victory of all PDP candidates including Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of our party.
” Alhaji Adamu has made numerous donations to the Atiku/ Okowa presidential campaign council . He recently gave 14 Sharon buses and has extended his tentacles of support to the three Senatorial districts.. AMASG is engaged with the task of delivering Six hundred thousand votes to Presidential candidate of the party.
“The enemies know the capacity and capabilities of the group to achieve the task and with their commitment to this ideal has made them a threat to the powers that be who are using every machination to derail the commitment.
” It is a fact that Alhaji Mahmoud Atta is from the same central senatorial District with Gov’ Yahaya Bello, however, this is not sufficient for him to be working with Gov’ Bello. We hereby notify the entire public that this a calculated attempt by mischievous people to tarnish the good intentions of Alhaji Adamu Mahmoud Atta and to undermine his focus on victory for Atiku/ Okowa candidacy and victory for all PDP candidates in the forthcoming general elections.” He clarified.