AS Saraki picks presidential form, declares on Monday
By Uduma Kalu
Some elders within the People Democratic Party, (PDP) have warned that fielding President Goodluck Jonathan as the party’s presidential candidate may affect the peace and unity of the country. It will also destroy the ruling party.
More so, the Kwara state governor, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has picked the PDP presidential form for the 2011 election.
Saturday Vanguard gathered that he will declare on Monday.. This makes the number so far to four with Jonathan, IBB, Atiku leading the pack. The form costs N10m
The People Democratic Party, (PDP) elders, warning contained in a petition to the PDP Chairman, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo and his members of the National Working Committee (NWC) was signed by a group calling itself Concerned Members.
It is signed by Adamu Ciroma, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, Alhaji Lawal Kaita, Madakin Fika, Alhaji Bello Kirfi, Amb. Yahaya Kwande, Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim, Wazirin Bauchi.
Entitled RE: REQUEST FOR DECLARATION TO RESERVE THE PDP PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION FOR NORTHERN ASPIRANTS AND TO RESTRAIN PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE 2010 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY AS AN ASPIRANT, the group noted that Article7, section 7.2(c) of the party’s constitution prescribed the policy of rotation and zoning of public elective offices, enforced by the executive committee at all levels.
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