By using our website, you agree to the use of our cookies.

Advert Placement

PDP Governors Meeting: Governors Zone Party Chairmanship to the North.
Politics

PDP Governors Meeting: Governors Zone Party Chairmanship to the North. 

PDP Governors Meeting: Governors Zone Party Chairmanship to the North.

PDP governors voted to zone the party’s national Chairmanship to the North at their meeting in Abuja on Wednesday.

PDP governors
PDP Governors

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have voted to allow the chairmanship of the party move to Northern Nigeria, sparking speculations that the party might be looking to zone its presidential ticket to the South in 2023.

The governors took the vote at their meeting held at the residence of the Akwa Ibom governor in Abuja on Wednesday.

The vote ended at a 9 – 3 count in favour of the North as Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and others voted in favour of the North.

Advert placement

Governors of Bauchi, Adamawa and Taraba however voted that the chairmanship should be zoned to the South.

While this move definitively may move PDP’s presidential flag bearer to the South, the opposition All Progressives Congress APC has said it will leave that decision to the voters, crossing out chances of primaries by zoning.

Advert placement

The PDP had earlier appointed Enugu governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to lead a zoning committee ahead of its national convention billed for October. It is however not immediately clear how the decision of the governors will affect that of the party generally.

(Peoples Gazette)

What’s your Reaction?
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0

Disclaimer

Contents provided and/or opinions expressed here do not reflect the opinions of The Pacesetter Frontier Magazine or any employee thereof.

Advert Placement


Support The Pacesetter Frontier Magazine

It takes a lot to get credible, true and reliable stories.

As a privately owned media outfit, we believe in setting the pace and leaving strides in time.

If you like what we do, you can donate a token to us here. Your support will ensure that the right news is put out there at all times, reaching an unlimited number of persons at no cost to them.

Related posts

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *

All Rights Reserved | The Pacesetter Frontier Magazine | Design by Karm