“The country needs someone who can bring a little peace; a mature reflection on fraternity, solidarity, economic growth, development, creation of job and income distribution,” Lula said during an interview granted to a radio station in Palmas municipality, in the central state of Tocantins.
For the founder of the Workers’ Party, the recovery of the country, its reconstruction, return of tranquility, culture, education and scientific development are at stake in the October elections.
He said that he will continue to talk with all political forces and, after launching his pre-candidacy on May 7, he intends to travel all over Brazil to discuss the problems with the population.
Upon commenting on the report by the Eurasian Consulting Agency, according to which he has a 70 percent chance of winning the elections, the former labor leader stated that he is neither bewitched nor afflicted by the polls.
After restoring his political rights in March 2021, Lula will seek a third term in office at the polls after serving 580 days in prison and having his convictions annulled.
No other aspirant to the Planalto Palace, seat of government, overshadows the one who leads all opinion polls, despite the reelection intentions by ultra-right President Jair Bolsonaro.