Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said ‘many’ Nigerians are looking for alternatives to the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress.
The governor said this in a video posted by AIT on Tuesday.
Explaining why PDP lost the recently-concluded governorship election in Ekiti State, Obaseki said many Nigerians no longer want APC and PDP and have now become ‘Obidients.’
According to him, the PDP must find a way to make Nigerians more interested in the party .
He said, “How can PDP, the party, not win? They were not even number two. So, you can see that something is going on and we do not want this to be a trend. The future of our politics in this country is changing.
“I do not know whether you are closely watching what is going on — the level of disenchantment within the parties. I am sure in all of our homes now, we have so many people now who call themselves ‘Obidients’.
“I don’t know whether you have them in your house. Just ask them, ‘which party are you?’ They say ‘Obidients’; you understand. They do not want us; they are not talking about PDP or APC.
“They are looking for alternatives and they are many. You see all of them queuing for their PVCs now. They are not looking at the direction of PDP or APC now. They are looking for alternatives.
“If we do not curb this, if we do not make our party attractive, I do not know what will happen in the next elections.”