Posted on Wed 12 Sep 2018, 08:55 AM

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and the governors elected on the platform of the party met on Tuesday night at the private residence of Gov. Ayodele Fayose who is the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum with those that had indicated interest to run for the Presidency in the party.

Punch reports that the meeting which was agreed to be held with the National Chairman in attendance after the Governors had their meeting on Sunday night also had the attendance of the following aspirants: the senate President, Senator Bukola saraki; a former senate President, Senator David Mark; a former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi; the  Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal.

Also present at the meeting were a  former Vice President,  Atiku Abubakar; a former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso; a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido; a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jona Jang; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa; a former Minister of Special Duties and 
Inter-Governmental Relations, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki (SAN) and Dr Datti Baba-Ahmed

The Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo, was not present at the meeting.

The meeting was presided over by Mr Ayodele Fayose and Uche Secondus with Fayose who started the discussion talking on the need for everybody to work together, supporting whoever that emergies the winner of the primary which has been fixed for October 5 and 6.

It was also gathered that Fayose told the aspirants that what will be paramount to all is how to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari and not their individual ambition stressing that it would be better for the aspirants to work together and produce a consensus candidate but that this will not be imposed on them as it was the right of anyone who had picked the form to partake in the Presidential Primary'
Mr Uche Secondus also assured the Governors and the aspirants that the National working Committee has no favourite among the Aspirants.






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