Emerging report reaching Page 36 on Saturday, indicates that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has agreed to rezone its 2023 Presidential ticket to the Northern region of the country.
This was made known by a former Governor of Niger State and Chieftain of the main opposition party, Babangida Aliyu.
Aliyu said that the PDP decided to rezone its 2023 Presidential ticket to the North, following requests from some Nigerians.
He spoke while hosting the Atiku Support Organization, ASO, on a visit
He noted that the party decided to reconsider its earlier stance that anybody can contest for the Presidency in 2023.
His words: “In our zoning agreement, we have agreed to rezone it (2023 Presidential ticket) to the North, as requested by others, but we have agreed and written openly as a result of what has happened, that any Candidate from any part of the country can now contest this election.”
Speaking further, he urged the group to meet with Stakeholders across the country, and ensure that former President Atiku Abubakar emerges as the flag bearer of the party, for the 2023 Presidential election.
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