The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has opted to throw the competition for its presidential ticket open quite than zone it to a selected area of the nation.
National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Debo Ologunagba, introduced this resolution on Wednesday whereas briefing reporters on the social gathering’s secretariat in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after the NEC assembly.
Ologunagba instructed reporters that the choice was a part of the resolutions reached on the finish of the 96th PDP NEC assembly, which was nicely attended by varied social gathering leaders, ChannelsTV reviews.
“After a very extensive deliberation, NEC aligned with the recommendation of the PDP National Zoning Committee that the presidential election should now be left open. The Party should also work towards consensus candidate where possible,” the communique learn partially.
“NEC noted the recommendation of the Zoning Committee that in the interest of justice and fair play, the Party should take decision on Zoning timeously so as to prevent complications to the process.”
Date For Presidential Primary
At the assembly, the PDP NEC additionally adopted a date for its presidential main and particular nationwide conference and selected former Senate President David Mark to move the organising committee.
“NEC ratified the conduct of the Presidential Primary (Special National Convention) to elect our Party’s Presidential Candidate on Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Abuja,” the communique mentioned.
“NEC approved the setting up of the National Convention Organizing Committee and approved the appointment of His Excellency, Senator David Mark as Chairman, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as Deputy Chairman and His Excellency Barr. Ibrahim Shema as Secretary.”
The social gathering’s NEC gave the reassurance of free, truthful, credible, and clear processes for the emergence of its candidates for all elective positions within the 2023 basic elections.