The presidential candidate of the Providence People’s Congress (PPC), Mr. Victor Okhai, has expressed optimism that he will win the 2019 presidential election by defeating his strong opponents, President Muhammadu Buhari and the former Vice-President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Mr. Okhai stated this while addressing newsmen in Asaba, Delta State, on Wednesday 12, December, 2018 at the Midwest Summit Organized by the Midwest Movement.
He however, pointed out that he is the most qualified candidate to take over the affairs of Nigeria. Adding that the country is tired of the leadership of old men who don’t have the current knowledge of the economy and technology.
“Nigeria needs people who have the current knowledge of the economy and technological advancement to govern them. The era of analog has passed, what we need now is people who have the experience of the current technological development. I am that kind of person. I can create a website that will provide more than one million jobs via technology. I know what it takes rejuvenate and revamp our decayed economy. President Buhari and Alhaji Atiku don’t have that capacity or the current knowledge required to run this country efficiently,” he said.
Mr. Okhai, said he will run a government where there will be fairness, equity, and equal rights.
“I will run a government of equal rights where women and youth will be giving equal opportunities. I am committed to build a Nigeria where there will be equity, fairness, justice and equal access to resource,” he added.
On the area of restructuring, Mr. Okhai, pointed out that restructuring is what Nigeria need at the moment. “We want states to become independent and only contribute to the federal government”.
Reacting on the refusal by President Mahummadu Buhari to assent the new amended electoral bill, said he wondered what Mr. President is afraid of by refusing to sign the bill. Adding that whether he signed it or not that he (Buhari) most go come 2019.