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20 jostle to succeed Mu’azu as PDP Chairman

06 July 2015, 18:17

Abuja - No fewer than 20 top members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are jostling to contest for the National Chairmanship of the party in August, reports Daily Trust.

The list of those warming up to succeed Adamu Mu’azu include most of those who contested the seat with him in 2014 when Bamanga Tukur was forced to resign as the Chairman of the party.

Also read: PDP chairman resigns

The party has decided to retain the position in the North- east.

The aspirants include former Minister of Transport, Abdullahi Idris Umar; former Minister of State for Power, Mohammed Wakil; National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement, (PDM) Senator Abubakar Mahdi and former adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Politics, Prof. Rufai Alkali.

Others are former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Muhammad; former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Nuhu Ribadu and former Presidential Adviser Ahmed Ali Gulak.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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