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PDP BoT backs Northeast for chairmanship slot

27 January 2016, 17:18

Abuja - The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has thrown its weight behind the Northeast zone to retain the party’s National Chairmanship slot, reports Daily Trust

The position became vacant in May 2015 following the resignation of the then Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu.

Mu’azu’s tenure is expected to end in March 2016.

Also read: Jonathan’s former aide drags PDP to court over chairmanship

Secretary of the BoT, Senator Walid Jibrin, on Tuesday noted that very member of PDP was convinced that Northeast ought to present a candidate to complete Mu’azu’s tenure.

He said various groups within the party have been holding meetings, with the view to resolving the matter in favour of the Northeast.

He added that the board and the party's national caucus would soon meet to resolve the issue in order not to deceive party members in the North-east.

Read more at Daily Trust

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