Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
PDP chairmanship: North throws weight behind South West aspirants

By Mayowa Okekale, Abuja on 02/12/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 952

•PDP National Headquarters
•PDP National Headquarters

Opinion moulders and elders from the Northern states chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have declared their unalloyed support for the South West geopolitical zone to produce the next National Chairman of the party.

A communique released on Friday by the Northern Elders and Leaders Forum after a meeting in Abuja indicated that the elders are in support of the South West producing the next National Chairman of the party.

The communique, signed by former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, indicated that the North was backing the South West in the interest of spirit of fairness and equity, and in view of the need to carry every part of the country along.

“Giving every geo-political zone a sense of participation and inclusion in the affairs of the PDP, we strongly support the quest of the South West geo-political zone to produce the next National Chairman of the party, the statement reads.”

The meeting was attended by PDP heavyweights including former Senate President David Mark, former National Chairman, Dr. Ahmadu Ali, Senator Ibrahim Mantu, Ambassador Aminu Wali, Prof. Jerry Gana, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, Senator Jonah Jang, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, Mallam Adamu Maina Waziri, Hon. Gabriel Suswam, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri.

Also in attendance were PDP Zonal chairmen and state chairmen from the North, Comrade Abba Moro; Barrister Kabiru Turaki, Senator Nenadi Usman, Senator Solomon Ewuga, Margaret Icheen, Col. Bala Mande (rtd), Senator Tunde Ogbeha, Hajia Inna Ciroma, Alhaji Mukhtar Shagari, Hajia Zainab Maina, Alhaji Shehu Musa Gabam, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman, Hon. Laurencia L. Mallam, Hon. Bello Mutawalle, Dr. Emmanuel Agbo, Princess Rabi Ibrahim, Dr. Baraka Umar, Hon. Mahmud Abdulmalik and Senator Damagum, among others.

 

Source News Express

Posted 02/12/2017 04:37:58 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
FCT demolishes Abuja mountain village

Yusuf Anas heads Centre for Crisis Communication

N69bn Osun airport to be ready in 8...

PDP has developed strategies to win 2019 elections...

Ailing Mugabe now unable to walk, says Zimbabwe...

Sunny and hazy weather to persist in the...

Fashola commissions The Lagos Skipper Engineering Academy

7 fake revenue agents apprehended in Anambra

ANC suffers major setback in South Africa’s local...

Petroleum Ministry clears the air on fire incident...

Fire guts NAFDAC Headquarters

Nigerian detainees cry out from Osama prison •Send...

 

Latest News Global anti-corruption laurel for Nuhu Ribadu, By Chido Onumah Pay rise: Varsity senior staff, others demand N8.32bn arrears from FG APC has no candidate in Rivers, Appeal Court rules 2019: Why 689 JMPP candidates took oath barefooted Man drowns during baptism Hope rises for Southeast as Senate passes Southeast Development Commission Bill BREAKING: Buhari to present 2019 Budget Proposal to National Assembly next week Delta Govt. approves completion of Ughelli – Asaba Road, construction of Kwale-Beneku bridge, others Having sex in car in public is criminal: Police Kano govt to conduct 3,000 mass weddings for widows, divorcees, spinsters Nigeria, Saudi Arabia sign pact on 2019 Hajj Thousands bid farewell as Ex-Ohanaeze President Dozie Ikedife makes final journey home

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (429,962 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (394,878 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,752 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (281,177 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (247,862 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,290 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,146 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,341 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,644 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,478 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,251 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,707 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,875) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (973) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (313) International (2,818) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (147) Maggie's Blog (69) News (41,391) Opinion (1,152) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,150) Religion (915) Sports (1,817) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera