A presidential aspirant, Chief Dele Momodu has said that he’s joining the race to correct many wrongs in the socio-political life of the nation.
This is even as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party he wanted to contest for the race, assured him and Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, who is also joining the race, of the readiness of PDP to provide a level playing ground for all aspirants.
Both aspirants were at the party national secretariat to disclose their intention of joining the presidential race.
After receiving a letter of intent from Momodu, however, the National Chairman of the party, Senator Iyorcha Ayu stressed that the party’s presidential primary election will be free, fair and credible.
Ayu said: “There will be a level playing field for all candidates. We don’t have any special candidate, we don’t have a preferred candidate. It is the party members who will decide and if at the end of the day, the party members vote for you, that you are the one they want, we will queue behind you.
PDP National Chairman also charged the aspirants to work hard to build the party, noting that nobody can help them other than themselves.
Presenting the letter of his intention, Momodu, a journalist, publisher and businessman, pointed out that the nation needs redirection.
He said: “The time has come for full reconciliation and forgiveness and a closure of our ugly past. Nigeria urgently requires a reset and a total redirection.
“I’m convinced that the time has come to seriously challenge and dislodge those politicians who have held our country to ransom by kidnapping, hijacking and destroying the future of our younger generation and generations yet unborn.
“Nigeria deserves much better than where we are now, and my appeal to fellow Nigerians is that we should collectively rescue our dear country from the suffocating claws of slave masters, overlords and tyrants. vociferously and vehemently reject any suggestion that Nigeria should continue to tread this dangerous path.
“The die cast, and we must regain and take back our country! fully and unequivocally commit and dedicate myself to this cause.