The national chairman also urged them to remain faithful, not just to their inspiration, but also to the party's leadership.
He recalled that the PDP was founded on the principles of democracy, good governance, unity of the country and the prosperity of its people.
"Anybody who is anybody is virtually with the APC today".
Atiku is said to have written to members of the PDP caretaker committee informing them of his desire to visit the members of the committee to further smoothen his return to the party he had abandoned a few times in the past.
"They are still fighting about how to get a chairman and the rest of it".
Hon. Musa Bubakari Kamale, a chieftain of the APC and Director General of Marwa Organisation said Atiku's credential does not pose any threat to the ruling APC, insisting that Atiku only came a distant third behind Kwankwaso, during the APC presidential primary in Lagos on 2014. So it is something you should take pride in... Let them go. Even here, locally, we have them but we can deal with them.
"This party is the only party in this country".
Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar can not win in his local government if he contests the 2019 presidential election. And I hope we all must have learned our lessons.
"Your Excellency, you have opened the floodgates and we expect many more high profile returnees and new entrants into the PDP".
"First, you are former chairmen, councillors and ward leaders in Nigeria".
"We are already taking the initial steps in preparing for 2019".
"We are exhausted of seeing the same old faces". It isn't a long trek.
He assured them of the light at the end of the tunnel, adding that the country had been travelling on the wrong direction before now.
"I use every opportunity to bring home the point". It is at the bedrock of corruption.
"We thank you for coming before the convention so that you can contribute to what we have started going forward".
"We want to sweep elections all across the country".
"The choice of Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman of our great party as the National Life Grand Patron and Chairman Board of Trustees of our association is for us to tap from his wealth of experience towards having viable and strong grassroots network ahead of 2019 continuity agenda", he said. We are targeting the local governments.