Former Imo State governor and All Progressives Congress presidential candidate Rochas Okorocha has bragged that he will defeat Peoples Democratic Party candidate Atiku Abubakar if he is given his party ticket.
According to him, the APC needs a candidate who can cast a majority of votes in the North to win the 2023 presidential election.
The lawyer said he was still the only person who wanted to be accepted into the country.
Speaking while appearing on a political program on Arise Television, Okorocha said his popularity and popularity in the northern part of the country, considering that the PDP election platform makes him more profitable than others seeking the APC.
He said, “The APC is wisely waiting until the PDP produces a candidate, now it should be puzzling the mind of the APC who can defeat the candidate for the PDP presidency.
“The PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a candidate for our Presidency and a member of the APC and voted for a majority of votes. to us.
“This is what we need to know, who is that person among the APC candidates who can get enough votes in the North because that is the only PDP strategy to vote in the North. that right no longer exists, so you have to find the man people will look up to and vote for and I am that man.
“I am more welcome in the North than anyone else wants. I am a lover of the North. I have a good relationship with the North. In the North I saw their children not going to school and I gave them free education. Some people believe that when I am elected President that power is still in the North because of my close ties with the North. ”
He stressed that he would defeat Atiku in his hometown, Adamawa, saying he had contributed to the lives of the PDP candidate.
Okorocha said, “If I run in the election, in Adamawa State today, the former Deputy President Atiku Abubakar will be sweating to win me over because I can show what I did in Adamawa State. I challenge everyone to show what they have done in other parts of the world outside of their region. ”