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PDP set for crucial meeting with presidential aspirants ahead of make-or-mar primaries

PDP set for crucial meeting with presidential aspirants ahead of make-or-mar primaries

Ahead of its convention, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will Friday meet with its presidential aspirants and other key stakeholders to deliberate on a number of important issues, particularly the conduct of the convention.

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

The aspirants are, 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 are: Senate President Bukola Saraki; a former president of the senate, David Mark; a former minister of special duties, Tanimu Turaki (SAN); a former governor of Plateau State, Senator Jona Jang, and a former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi.

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The remainder of the aspirants are, a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, and Dr. Datti Baba-Ahmed.

The meeting will reportedly focus 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.

 

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