Lagos - Ahead of the August convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the Lagos State chapter of the party has canvassed support for Olabode George to emerge as the party’s National Chairman, reports NewsDay
George, who was a former Vice chairman (South west) of the party is from Lagos
The chapter said George has all it takes to change the fortunes of the party.
The party had on Tuesday zone to the position of the National Chairman to the South, reports News 24
Other positions zoned to the South were Deputy National Chairman 1,National Treasurer, National Legal Adviser, National Youth Leader and National Organising Secretary.
Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Deputy National Woman Leader, Deputy National Auditor and Deputy National Financial Secretary, were also zoned to the South.
Also read: PDP South-west accepts zoning
Other contenders for the chairmanship position are the immediate National Deputy Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus; the immediate past National Vice Chairman (South-south), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh; former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel and a media mogul, Raymond Dokpesi.
Others are a former governorship candidate of the PDP in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, former Education Minister, Professor Tunde Adeniran and Senator Bode Olajumoke
- News 24