A photograph of the Peoples Democratic Party’s emblem.
The northern leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have picked Senator Iyorchia Ayu as their consensus candidate for the social gathering’s chairmanship place zoned to the area.
This comes after the PDP leaders held a consensus assembly in Bauchi on Wednesday forward of the social gathering’s nationwide conference.
It suffered a setback as some stakeholders within the social gathering had been reported to have shunned the assembly.
Chairman of the Convention Organising Committee and Adamawa State Governor, Umaru Fintiri, then adjourned the assembly to Thursday the place the leaders selected Senator Iyorchia.
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The PDP leaders from the northern area had met to trim down the variety of candidates contesting for the workplace of the nationwide chairman of the PDP and different positions within the forthcoming conference.
Last Thursday, they agreed to arrange a 20-man committee that will streamline the variety of contestants from every of the zones within the area.
Party leaders within the north-central area had held an identical assembly on Tuesday the place Professor Iyorchia Ayu emerged as a consensus candidate for the chairmanship place within the conference to be held later in October.
On September 9, the PDP management arrange a nationwide zoning committee to zone nationwide workplaces to be contested by all PDP members.
But the mandate of the committee didn’t embrace zoning of the workplaces of the president, vp, in addition to different government and legislative workplaces within the nation.