- The Peoples Democratic Party has said it is set to unseat the APC-led administration in 2019
- The party said the coalition of political parties recently formed will help in the plan
- According to the PDP, the plan of the APC was for the coalition's strategies to fail
Nigeria's largest opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is set to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election.
The party said it will successfully unseat the president with the helip of the coalition it formed with other parties in opposition will the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Punch reports that the national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus in an interview on Saturday, August 25, said the plan of the APC was for the coalition's strategies to fail.
Secondus said despite all hitches, the parties involved in the coalition has remained committed to the successes of their efforts.
He said: “We have passed the stage of doubting. We are on a critical stage of implementation and with the commitment we have seen so far, we will sack President Muhammadu Buhari next year."
He also urged members of the PDP and other parties not to be bothered by the hugh number of its presidential aspirants.
He assured that the PDP would manage the party's primaries in such a way that its outcome would be acceptable to every aspirant.
“We have no preferred candidate. All of them are eminently qualified to run. What we will do is to provide the enabling environment that would make the delegates pick or elect candidates of their choice.
“Unlike the APC where no one is attempting to challenge President Buhari, our doors are open here. The PDP is a part of all Nigerians," Secondus said.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously made a list members of the PDP aspiring to become vie for the presidential seat in 2019.
The PDP also scheduled October 5 and 6, for its national convention where its flag bearer for the 2019 presidential election will emerge.
PDP's Magnificent 7 For 2019 Election | NAIJ.com TV