Chairmanship position: PDP stakeholders push for David Mark

Chairmanship position: PDP stakeholders push for David Mark

  • Some people in the Peoples Democratic Party wants former Senate president David Mark to become the next chairman of the party
  • Meanwhile some leaders of the party are said to be unhappy about the arrangement because of the zoning arrangement
  • Meanwhile, former Kaduna and Niger governors, Ahmed Markafi and Babangida Aliyu, are also strong contenders for the job

As the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), gets set to hold its convention on October 30, there are indications former Senate president, David Mark, could emerge as the next chairman of the party.

Though his candidacy does not sit well with some party leaders who feel aggrieved with the zoning, Sun News online reports.

David Mark might become the next PDP national chairman
PDP stakeholders want David Mark as the party's national chairman. Photo: David Mark
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Immediately the Zoning Committee’s announcement, some stakeholders reached out to Mark to consider leading the opposition party.

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Former Kaduna and Niger governors, Ahmed Markafi and Babangida Aliyu, respectively are also strong contenders for the plum job.

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