Senate President, David Mark, on Thursday admitted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has formidable opponents to contend with in the 2015 elections.
According to him, the opponents will give the ruling party a run for its money in all the elections come 2015.
The senate president stated this at the inauguration of the party’s National Campaign Council headed by its National Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu, which was held at the Presidential Villa.
Mark’s comment came on the heels of the election of former military Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Mark charged members of the council to double their efforts in canvassing votes from Nigerians, in view of the quality of the opponents that will contest the presidential polls against PDP.
“Members of this council have serious work to do as the party’s opponents are serious opponents to contend with” Mark stressed.
According to Jonathan, the council would pilot the affairs of all PDP campaigns.
The president however urged members to ensure that their engagements with Nigerians are issues-based.
Former National Chairman of the PDP, Dr. Ahmadu Ali, was named the Director-General of the party’s presidential campaign committee.
The committee will be inaugurated at the Legacy House, Maitama, Abuja, Monday.