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Benue PDP begins grassroots campaign for Jonathan’s re-election

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BARELY 22 days to the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the country, the PDP in Benue has taken its presidential rallies to the villages.

The Coordinator of the Jonathan/Sambo Campaign in the state, Mr Sam Odeh, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi on Friday.

Odey told NAN that the essence of the grassroots campaign was to drum support for President Goodluck Jonathan in the election.

He said the campaign organisation was leaving nothing to chance in its efforts to achieve maximum support for the president in his re-election bid in March.

Odeh, a former Minister of state for the Niger Delta, said the party had concluded arrangements for the commencement of its campaign in Katsina-ala, in Benue North-East Senatorial district on Friday.

The coordinator said the rallies would be held in all the senatorial districts of the state before March 28 dateline for the polls.

He appealed to the people of the state to turn out enmasse for the rallies slated in their zones, explaining that party leaders would educate them on the imperative of re-electing the president.

NAN recalls that the party recently held a town hall meeting in Makurdi where participants called for grassroots campaigns and the release of campaign materials. (NAN)



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