The Peoples Democratic Party has said it would not give automatic tickets to its members to contest the 2015 general elections.
This has been announced by the PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Ahmad Mu'azu, while briefing journalists after a closed-door meeting with the PDP caucus of the House of Representatives on today in Abuja.
Earlier in a welcoming speech, the Majority leader of the House, Mulikat Akande-Adeola (PDP-Oyo), demanded that the party to offer automatic tickets to the lawmakers to contest in the upcoming elections.
According to Mu'azu, only undemocratic parties give automatic tickets.
The Chairman also said he was not aware of any promise made by the former Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, of giving such tickets.
Mu'azu further said that the PDP would not disclose its strategy of calling back the members who defected to the opposition All Progressive Congree (APC).