The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday hailed the residents of Enugu State, over their support to the party during the Presidential and National Assembly elections held in on Saturday.
DAILY POST reports that the PDP swept all the House of Reps and Senatorial elections in the State with an overwhelming margin.
In a statement by Barr. Nana Ogbodo, Director of Communications, PDP Campaign organization in the State, he said the, “overwhelming victory is yet a bold reaffirmation of the electorates’ strong belief in the PDP’s people-friendly policies.”
The statement read: “With the Presidential and National Assembly elections concluded and results duly announced, we would like to express our profound appreciation to the good people of Enugu State for their immense support to our great party, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), and all our candidates at the last Saturday’s general election.
“The overwhelming victory recorded by our candidates in the state is yet a bold reaffirmation of the electorates’ strong belief in the PDP’s people-friendly policies. It is particularly heartwarming that such remarkable victory was attained in spite of the apparent voter disillusionment following the postponement of the general election someone week earlier.
“We hereby urge the good people of our dear state to demonstrate yet an even greater enthusiasm during the crucial March 9 Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections, by turning out in large numbers to re-elect our hardworking governor, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, if only to underscore our collective appreciation for his intense commitment and sacrifices which have impacted the lives of the citizenry of this great state in many great ways; and indeed every other candidate of the PDP for the House of Assembly elections.
“We further enjoin our supporters, the good people of Enugu State to continue to remain law-abiding and shun all acts capable of negating the peace and security for which Enugu State is reputed. In the same vein, we call on the opposition parties in the state to rein in their supporters and admonish them to refrain from conducts or other incendiary comments that are capable of degenerating to a breakdown of law and order in the state.
“We assure the public that our amiable governor would continue to remain committed to the cherished ideals of democracy, including a truly inclusive government, as well as implementing policies that will continue to usher in immense developments across the state.
Enugu state is indeed in the hands of God!”