President Goodluck Jonathan vowed yesterday that the Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP would win the election, saying osun state
belongs to PDP. He added that those presently occupying the
government house did not get into office through elections.
Speaking during a meeting of PDP national campaign organisation
for Osun State at Legacy House, Maitama, Abuja, chairman of the
Committee, Vice President Namadi Sambo however assured
Nigerians that the Federal Government would provide an enabling
environment for the conduct of a credible governorship poll in
According to Sambo, his boss, President Jonathan had promised
that in Osun State, the election would be free, and fair and it would
be “one man, one vote, one woman, one vote and one youth one
“We all know Osun State belongs to PDP, people there now never
got there through the poll”, he said.
He expressed appreciation of the President and National Chairman
of PDP, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu to members of the committee for
their efforts to bring Osun back to the PDP, adding that the
committee would work with members of the party’s National
Working Committee, NWC and the people of Osun State to ensure
the electorates in the state were allowed to make free choice
during the governorship election.
Also at the meeting were Deputy Speaker, House of
Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha; Chairman, Board of Trustees,
BoT, Chief Tony Anenih; Chief Bode George; Chief Ebenezer
Babatope; Erelu Olusola Obada; Minister of State, Works, Adedapo
Adeyeye; Minister of State, FCTA, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide;
Political Adviser to the President, Prof. Rufai Alkali; Political
Adviser to the Vice President, Alhaji Abba Dabo; Minister of Police
Affairs, Jelili Adesiyan, Chief Olusola Oke; and some members of
the National Working Committee, NWC.