- The Peoples Democratic Party has restated its plan on zoning the 2023 presidential ticket for the next election
- The party also urged aspirants who would not get a ticket for the forthcoming presidential election to have patience and wait for the next election cycle
- According to the PDP, it is important for members of the party to remain open-minded while making room for an amicable resolution of grievances among each other
The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, on Thursday, March 24, affirmed that the opposition party will not abandon its tradition of zoning political officers ahead of the 2023 general election.
Speaking while inaugurating the 37-person zoning committee of the party at its national secretariat in Abuja, Ayu said whoever does not get the party's presidency can wait until the end of the tenure of the next president.
The Punch reports that Ayu while speaking to the delegates noted that the PDP has a history of rotating its offices.
Firmly stating that the opposition would be producing Nigeria's next president, Ayu assured that the PDP is focused on making sure that there is justice fairness and equity in the interest of Nigerians.
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He also urged members of the party to ensure that they remain open to dialogue and resolve every difference that could hamper PDP's success at the general election.
Recounting success of PDP's national executive council meeting
Daily Trust reports that Ayu commending the party members said open-mindedness led to the success of PDP's NEC meeting last week.
“You will recall that in the NEC meeting discussions, we had no rancour whatsoever. I implore all of you to continue in the same spirit.
“There is no issue that is too difficult or too important for the PDP to resolve. That is the spirit of the party."
2023 presidency: Four things Peter Obi said while declaring that will excite Nigerians
Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra, had declared his intention to contest the presidency in the 2023 general election.
He said if, given the opportunity, he will unite Nigeria and ensure a steady inflow of investments into the country.
Going further, he added that what Nigeria needs are people with capacity, competence and willingness to manage the country’s resources efficiently.
2023: Tambuwal speaks on PDP southern presidential zoning
Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal has given his opinion on the south-south presidential zoning of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
It was reported that the former speaker of the House of Representatives disclosed that he was not against the agenda of a southern candidate for the top seat in Aso Rock.
He made this disclosure in Minna on Wednesday, March 23 at the residence of the former head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), Legit.ng gathered.