The Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum and the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has reiterated his commitment to the genuine initiatives towards coming up with a consensus presidential candidate of the PDP that will rescue the country from its present challenges where human life has lost its sanctity and life generally become insecure and brutish.
The Governor stated this while addressing newsmen after a closed-door meeting with some presidential aspirants under the platform of the PDP.
This was contained in a press release by Onyebuchi Ememanka, the Chief Press Secretary to the Abia State Governor Ikpeazu, issued on Saturday.
They were in Abia on the mission of the possibility of a consensus presidential candidate for the main opposition party in Nigeria.
Among the PDP presidential hopefuls were the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, Senator Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, ex-Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki and Dr Mohammed Hayatudeen.
Ikpeazu described the move for a consensus option adopted by the presidential aspirants as altruistic and one hinged on a desire to forge an alliance that can rescue the nation beyond selfish Interests.
He admonished them irrespective of their region to forge an alliance for the common interest of the Nigerian people while expressing total pleasure on the special visit.
According to the Abia Chief Executive, “I must say this visit has rekindled my hope for the emergence of a new Nigeria under the Peoples Democratic Party”.