Journalist, Dele Momodu has said that he is overwhelmed with the excitement coming from members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, since he declared his interest to run for president of Nigeria in 2023 election.
Momodu had declared his intention to run for presidency on Thursday, January 13, 2021, after the likes of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu and Dave Umahi made their intentions known.
When asked if he would dump the PDP if denied ticket, Momodu, speaking on Channels TV said ‘no’.
The Ovation publisher noted that he will support whoever the party decides to choose as its candidate if he loses.
Momodu said: “Presidency is not a do or die for me. If I don’t get the presidential ticket in PDP, I’ll support whoever the party decides. But I’m convinced I’ll get it, but the decision belongs to the party.”
He stated that since he public declared to run, he has received massive support from party members across states.
He said; “I was at our national party headquarters and the excitement was overwhelming for me. The excitement from everybody I’ve met from Anambra, Ebonyi, and different states after declaring my intention to run is incredible and I’ve not seen anything like it since 1993.”