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2023: Shun sentiments in choosing political leaders – PDP Chieftain to Akwa Ibom people



A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Get together in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. James Iniama has urged the folks of the state to make sure that they don’t select political leaders on sentiments slightly primarily based on contents and competence.

He requested that each one the aspirants be subjected to crucial examination to determine what they’ll supply to the state.

Forward of the 2023 common election within the state, many governorship aspirants have emerged hoping to clinch the ticket for the first election of PDP, which is the ruling get together within the state

The aspirants it was gathered have began constructing camps whereas others are in aggressive consultations to see if they are going to be favoured by Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel as the popular candidate however the governor has remained silent over who could be his successor.

Iniama, one of many governorship aspirants whereas interacting with journalists in Uyo on Tuesday mentioned all of the aspirants must be put in a field the place they (together with him) could be scrutinized in order that the most effective would emerge.

He urged Akwa Ibom folks to be cautious of the incident of 2015 the place Nigerians elected President Mohammadu Buhari out of sentiment with out correct scrutiny including that the state of affairs should not be replicated within the 2023 polls in Akwa Ibom State.


Iniama who mentioned gone are the times politicians use transient gadgets to woo the folks, urged residents to look out for business-minded political individuals who would enhance on the economic system of the state.

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He mentioned, “That is the time to look inward and be very deliberate, allow us to not make the errors of Nigeria. Nigerians had been sentimental in 2015. We left President GoodLuck Jonathan and voted APC’s Mohammadu Buhari. So now we have to watch out about our alternative of management.

“We want aspirants who perceive what must be achieved, and who is able to fill the gaps to fulfill the wants of the folks. We want leaders who perceive the philosophy of management, not only a profession individual however a business-minded political individual”

The aspirant who lamented the safety challenges within the state lauded the initiative of incumbent governor Udom Emmanuel in constructing bridges of unity and love with the latest launch of the nationwide govt management of Fundamental Peace Motion.

He known as on the folks to embrace the peace initiative of the state authorities for the sustainable growth of the state.