2019: PDP screens Atiku, Mark, Saraki, Tambuwal, others

By Editor on 25/09/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 356


The 13 presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were screened in Abuja on Monday.

Their screening was the first hurdle the aspirants scaled through that would enable them to take part in the party’s presidential primary slated for October 5 and 6, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The screening, which was held at the party’s Presidential Campaign office popularly called Legacy House, Maitama, Abuja, was conducted by the Namadi Sambo -led 10 member committee.

Other members of the committee are the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; a former President of the Senate, Iyorcha Ayu,  and Chief Tom Ikimi.

Also on the list are Chief Okwesikizie Nwodo,  Hajia Ina Ciroma, Mrs Kema Chikwe, Dr Haliru  Bello,  Chief Ebenezer Babatope,  and the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel.

Among those that had appeared before the committee were a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar;  President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki;  a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jona Jang; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa; a former Governor of Kaduna State, and Senator Ahmed Makarfi, among others.

Some of the aspirants, who spoke with journalists shortly after the exercise, said the screening was free, fair and friendly.

The aspirants, who included Atiku, Tambuwal, Mark, Jang and Saraki, expressed confidence in the 10-man committee.

On his part, Mark stated that the exercise went on smoothly and urged the  leadership of the party to continue in the  “right direction.”

The exercise is expected to continue on Saturday morning for other aspirants who were unable to make it on Monday.

Posted 25/09/2018 06:50:12 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
2019: Apart from Abacha, other Heads of State...

2019: Obasanjo forgives Atiku, endorses him for president...

APC not for everyone – El-Rufai

Taraba, M’Belt groups reject army panel report on...

Ekiti incident, coup against democracy -- Secondus

Police after my life, Melaye alleges

Enugu East: Nnamani cleared for Tuesday PDP Senatorial...

Stakeholders endorse Bill on Fed Poly, Mpu, Enugu...

Saraki, Dogara meet with Buhari over Plateau killings...

Re-election: Arewa youths, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, CACOL, others lash...

FG gives states conditions to access Paris Club...

Police deploys 5000 personnel for APC Convention

 

Latest News Oshiohmole dismisses reports on APC Governors’ gang-up against him Supreme Court annuls all APC Congresses in Rivers Gunmen in military uniform kill scores in Narayi, Kaduna Fayose arraigned, remanded in EFCC custody till Wed 2019: Fresh Crisis hits Atiku in South-East over failed Promises Why they want me out, by Oshiomhole, APC Chairman APC Primaries In Enugu A Charade – Osita Okechukwu, VON DG 2019: Buhari, Atiku dangle records, SGF at Southwest Those who feel they have another country free to go —Buhari Military plans another Python Dance in South-East Buhari warns against pipeline vandalism, commiserates with Abia explosion victims My VP role won’t conflict with Gov. Obiano, says Obi

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (6,899 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (5,384 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (5,165 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (4,645 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (4,540 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (3,786 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (3,525 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (3,511 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (3,469 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (3,456 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (3,452 views) Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi (3,417 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (527) EDITORIAL (6) POLITICS (370) SOCIETY (104) SPORTS (12) BUSINESS (216) HEALTH (16) EDUCATION (15) INTERNATIONAL (30) ENTERTAINMENT (7) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (8)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands