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Sowore was declared the winner unopposed at the party’s national convention held at Work and Connect Event Centre in Abuja on Thursday, which was monitored by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The event was attended by members of the party across the country.

I will begin by saying that if I had the chance to vote at the PDP convention, my vote would have gone to Atiku Abubakar. In an electoral contest you choose from the choices available to you, and Atiku in my estimation was the best of the lot. It is true that the 17 southern governors at their meeting in Asaba in May 2021, made a declaration – a.k.a Asaba Accord – that the next president should come from the south. But given the exigencies of the moment, the PDP was better off going with Atiku especially, being an opposition party. And I will explain why.

 After reading the address, it was time for questions and answers that would enable the editors have an insight into the mind and thinking of the man but his handlers told shocked editors that he had another appointment somewhere and he won’t be able to entertain questions. He left immediately and Fashola was the one that provided answers to most of the questions meant for the retired general.