2023: Handiwork of Mischievous Elements, PDP Disowns Viral Primary Election Timetable

2023: Handiwork of Mischievous Elements, PDP Disowns Viral Primary Election Timetable

  • Opposition PDP says it has not released any primary election timetable ahead of the 2023 general elections
  • The national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba, said the purported timetable already going viral on social media is fake
  • Ologunagba added that the fake timetable was the handiwork of mischievous elements seeking to create confusion and mislead the public

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as fake the 2023 primary election timetable currently circulating on social media, The Nation reports.

Debo Ologunagba, the party’s spokesman in a statement on Sunday, March 13, in Abuja, said the purported list is the handiwork of mischievous elements seeking to create confusion and mislead the public.

PDP disowns viral primary election timetable
PDP purported timetable was allegedly signed by national organising secretary Umar Bature. Photo credit: Umar Bature Vanguard
Source: Facebook

ThisDay earlier reported that the opposition released a purported timetable signed by PDP’s national organising secretary, Umar Bature.

Ologunagba went on to urge its members and the public to ignore the document making the rounds on social media.

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He said:

“For the avoidance of doubt, the PDP is a party of due process and will release a timetable and schedule of activities for the 2022/2023 electioneering year after extensive consultation and approval by critical and statutory organs of the party at appropriate levels."

According to the party, its official timetable and schedule of activities of the PDP will be formally announced and published at the appropriate time through the official communication channels of PDP.

2023: PDP blows hot, says no amount of attacks will stop electoral victory

In a previous report by Legit.ng, the attack on the PDP secretariat and the property of a prominent party member in Gombe state got the opposition's attention.

The PDP national publicity secretary on Wednesday, February 2, condemned in strong terms the arson by hoodlums suspected to be working for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Ologunagba, in a statement shared on Facebook, described the attack on its office as cowardly, criminal as well as a great threat to democracy, national security and peaceful co-existence in our country.

Tambuwal declares for president ahead of 2023

Meanwhile, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state declared his intention to run for the presidency as Nigeria moves closer to the 2023 general elections.

The chieftain of the PDP made this known on Monday evening, January 31, after a high-level stakeholder meeting in Sokoto.

Speaking at the declaration, Tambuwal said he is not only well prepared but also ready to fix the numerous problem of the country as president of Nigeria.

Source: Legit.ng

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