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Presidential primaries: Again, PDP to meet Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal, others


All organs of the Peoples Democratic Party will, on Friday, meet with its presidential aspirants and key stakeholders to deliberate on a wide range of issues, particularly the conduct of the convention.

National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday.

The aspirants are a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo; a former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa.

Others the are President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki; a former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark; a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter Governmental Relations, Tanimu Turaki (SAN); a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jona Jang; and a former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi.

Others expected at the meeting are a former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido and Dr. Datti Baba-Ahmed.

The meeting, it was gathered, would centre on mode of the convention and the delegates’ list.

The meeting, which will be attended by members of the Board of Trustees of the party, will also be attended by other caucuses and will be presided over by its National Chairman, Uche Secondus.

Courtesy: PUNCH

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  1. This convention has to be conducted properly. It’ll show how organised, peaceful and together PDP is. This will help them out up a strong fight against APC.


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