2023: PDP Crisis Will Soon Be Resolved- Saraki
Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed hope that the differences between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and G5 governors, spearheaded by Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, would soon be resolved.
Saraki, a former governor of Kwara State, said ‘we will surprise Nigerians. We are going to work together to better the lot of Nigeria’.
The ex-senate president spoke with reporters in Ilorin, Kwara State, on the sidelines of the 10th year remembrance of his father, Dr Olusola Saraki.
He said: “We will surprise Nigerians because we all think about what is good for this country. Look at the poverty on the streets, look at how governance has not gone well.
“We will put Nigerians first because Nigerians want PDP back in power. The little differences between Governor Wike and Atiku Abubakar will be resolved and, whether it is Wike or others, all of us in PDP want a better Nigeria at the end of the day.”
Recounting the memorable times with his father, Saraki said: “It was the time he was convincing me to go into politics. It was not easy. In fact, it was a battle because I resisted it. But, today, I can see that the greatest satisfaction in life is to see people progress.
“The only thing we can do, as his children, is to sustain his legacy of making sure people’s lives are better, as well as stand for the truth. Though, it is not easy to stand for the truth, but I am out to stand for a better Kwara.”
Other dignitaries at the fidau include Minister of State for Mine and Steel Development, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, ex-Kwara Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed, former PDP National Chair Abubakar Kawu Baraje and former Youth and Sports Minister Bolaji Abdullahi, among others.