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PDP endorses Aliyu sole senatorial candidate

16 October 2014, 16:10

Minna - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has endorsed Governor Muázu Babangida Aliyu as Niger-East sole candidate for the senatorial district in the 2015 election.

Also read: Gov Aliyu denies leaving PDP

Party chieftains from the Niger-East made the unanimous decision at a special North-Central zonal integration committee meeting at the state secretariat of the party in Minna, the state capital on Wednesday.

The meeting presided over by Mamman Gambo, the chairman of PDP, Barrister Tanko Beji and the nine PDP local government chairmen and their secretaries resolved to zone all the elective and appointive offices zoned to the senatorial district to the three emirates in the zone.

Speaking on behalf of the 9 local government chairmen of the PDP, Yakubu Garba, the chairman of Gurara local government PDP and the chairman of the senatorial PDP chairmen’s forum disclosed that after extensive deliberations, the forum agreed to zone the sole senatorial ticket to Minna emirate, ministerial slot to Suleja and Speaker of the state Assembly to Kagara emirate respectively.

Garba said; the decisions were taken towards ensuring; equity, justice and fair play to enable the party come out victorious in the coming general election a position also collaborated by Shehu Ahmadu, the chairman of the PDP zone B senatorial secretaries’ forum.

-     NAN

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