The People’s Democratic Party has thrown open its Presidential ticket to all sections of Nigeria.
The Party at its 94th National Executive Council meeting in Abuja on Thursday adopted the decision of the Zoning Committee for the North to produce the next National Chairman, while the Presidential ticket can be contested by any eligible Party Member no matter the zone they belong to.
The Acting National Chairman of the Party, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi who earlier commended the two committees of Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and his Enugu State counterpart Ifeanyi Ugwaunyi saddled with the responsibility of Zoning and Convention Planning for working towards making a difference, urged Party faithful to bury their differences for the overall progress of PDP and Nigeria.
The two committee Chairmen had also addressed the gathering to set the tone for the meeting.
The Board of Trustees Chairman, Ambassador Wali Jibrin says BOT will continue to promote unity amongst Party Members to ensure the return of PDP to power in 2023.
Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Ndudi Elumelu who spoke on behalf of the PDP National Assembly Caucus all pledged to work towards salvaging and rescuing Nigeria.
They noted the challenges faced by Nigerians today, describing it as worrisome and appealed to the Party to remain focus and deliver a smooth convention as a first step to taking over the reins of governance in Nigeria.