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2023: PDP Governors To Hold Meeting Over Consensus Candidate, Zoning Of Presidential Ticket


PDP Governors Converge In Port-Harcourt To Strategize Ahead Of 2023 General Elections. 

Governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), are scheduled to meet in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, today Monday January 17 2022 to strategize ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

A statement issued by the Director-General of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Cyril Maduabum on Sunday reveals, the meeting is aimed at consolidating on how to rescue and rebuild Nigeria through the 2023 poll.

According to Maduabum, the meeting will also review the current state of the nation and readiness of the opposition party to provide the necessary leadership to rescue and rebuild the country.

He further stated that all the elected PDP governors are expected to attend the meeting which is coming after a gala night hosted by the Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike.

“The PDP governors are working in concert and consultations with other party leaders, particularly the Ayu-led National Executive Committee of the PDP, to craft a credible process and programme for Nigeria’s positive rebirth,” he added

A source ; top stakeholder of the party has  however revealed that part of the agenda to be discussed is 'how the party will zone the presidential ticket to a region that holds critical stake' in the election process.

According to him, the party may also look at arriving at a consensus presidential candidate if possible.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and some of his counterparts were received by Wike at the Government House in Port Harcourt, Sunday evening.

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