Osun 2022: PDP Postpones Screening of Governorship Aspirants

Osun 2022: PDP Postpones Screening of Governorship Aspirants

  • Ahead of the 2022 Osun state governorship election, the PDP has postponed the screening of aspirants for the primary election
  • The screening earlier slated for Tuesday, January 11, will now be held on Wednesday, January 12, in Abuja
  • Umar M. Bature, the party’s national organising secretary made the announcement on Saturday, January 7

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed the screening of governorship primary aspirants in Osun state.

The party had on Saturday, January 7, announced that the exercise initially scheduled for Tuesday, January 11, had been moved to Wednesday, January 12.

Peoples Democratic Party
The Peoples Democratic Party has rescheduled the screening of aspirants for the Osun state governorship election primary. Photo credit: Official Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Nigeria
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Hon. Umar M. Bature, the party’s national organizing secretary made the announcement in a statement shared on Facebook.

Bature also revealed that the venue for the screening exercise remains PDP National Secretariat, Abuja at 10:00 am prompt.

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He said:

“The PDP regrets any inconveniences the change in date may have caused. All aspirants, leaders, critical stakeholders and members of our party in Osun state should take note and by this, be guided accordingly.”

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the opposition party assured members that it will not impose its position on the 17 aspirants in the run-up for the 2022 governorship elections.

This is as the aspirants met with stakeholders at a two-day reconciliation meeting to reach a truce concerning the 2022 governorship elections.

The meeting convened in Abuja by the Iyorchia Ayu-led National Working Committee began on Monday evening, December 20 and ended on Tuesday, December 21.

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In a related development, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP has approved the adjustment of the timetable and schedule of activities for the party’s primary ahead of the June 18 2022 Ekiti governorship election.

This was revealed in a statement issued by the party's national organising secretary.

The statement read:

“Under the adjusted schedule, the ward congress to elect 3-man ad hoc ward delegates earlier slated for Friday, January 7 to Saturday, January 8 has been shifted to Saturday, January 15."

Source: Legit.ng

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