A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi was in Owerri at the weekend where he consulted with the leadership of Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Makarfi is widely speculated to be interested in running for the Presidency in 2019.
His visit to Owerri is therefore in line with widespread consultations with party chieftains across the country.
Speaking at the party secretariat in Owerri, Makarfi called on the leadership of the party to stay focused vowing that the PDP will reclaim power at all levels in 2019.
He said Nigeria will witness true change if given the opportunity to lead the nation again.
In his remarks, the Imo State Chairman of the PDP, Barr Charles Ezekwem said the PDP in Imo State is committed to the efforts initiated by the national leadership of the party to ensure the nation is recovered from the grip of the APC in 2019.
Top Imo PDP leaders who were attendance to receive Makarfi among whom include former Governor Achike Udenwa, former Deputy Governor, Ebere Udeagu, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, Former Deputy Speaker House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, members of the State Working Committee, LGA party chairman, leaders and stakeholders of the party in the State.