NASS Group Urges Fubara To Contest

Former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku (middle), weeping as his supporters presented him the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expression of interest and nomination forms for the party's presidential primary in Abuja, last Saturday.

The Progressive Friends
of Nigeria (PFON), a political pressure group, has called on its national coordinator, Barrister Patricia Amadi Fubara to contest for the Port Harcourt Federal Constituency II in the forth-coming elections.
A member of the group, Mr Jones Owuru, who said this in an interview with newsmen in Port Harcourt, said that the group is not only calling on her to contest, but will purchase the expressions intent form for her.
Owuru said that Barrister Fubara is competent to represent the people of Phalga Federal Constituency II, stressing that if voted into National Assembly, she will attract development to the constituency.
He also said the group will not only support her, she will also get the support of all other candidates on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Owuru stressed the need for PDP stakeholders and others in the Phalga Federal Constituency II to support the PFON coordinator, noting that she is capable of representing the area in the National Assembly.
Similarly, the student wing of the group has called on her to present herself for the Federal Constituency.
Coordinator of the student wing, Mr Reuben Imaitor who spoke to newsmen shortly after the group’s meeting in Port Harcourt, said Barrister Fubara is competent to represent the constituency in the National Assembly. Imaitor said that the student wing of the body in the Rivers State University will use their Permanent Voters Cards to vote her into the National Assembly.