Friday, September 7, 2018

PDP to reduce Presidential aspirants - BOT Chairman

In a bid to avert possible crisis after its presidential primaries, the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BOT), Walid Jibrin has stated that the BOT is looking at the possibility of pruning the number of its presidential aspirants
Mr Jibrin stated this in Abuja on Thursday after a meeting with members of the BOT. The PDP so far has 13 aspirants seeking to fly the presidential ticket of the party. Some of the aspirants are former vice president, Atiku Abubakar; former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso; governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo and a former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa.
Other aspirants are a former minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Kabiru Turaki; a former governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi; a former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau; a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang and Datti Baba-Ahmed, and immediate past senate president, David Mark who was the last to declare his intention.
Speaking to journalists shortly after the meeting, Mr Jibrin said while working on pruning numbers of presidential aspirants, the party will however not force anyone out of the race. 
“The BOT deliberated on the current situation in the party. We also discussed about the number of our presidential aspirants,” he said.

1 comment:

  1. The party should try and unite,after the primary pls others should work hand in hand with whosoever will win in other to CHANGE the change.