- Presidential candidate of PDP may emerge on September 30
- The party's election preliminary timetable showed that the governorship candidates might emerge on September 21
- It also said that all aspirants interested in any elective position on the platform of the party are expected to start buying their nomination forms from August 13
There are indications that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s presidential candidate for the 2019 general election may emerge on September 30.
The Punch reports that it learnt on Thursday, July 19, that a preliminary timetable for the party’s primaries, which was prepared by the national leadership of the former ruling party, also showed that the governorship candidates might emerge on September 21.
NAIJ.com gathered that the document also showed that the primary for those interested in going to the Senate would hold on September 18, while that of the House of Representatives comes up four days earlier, which is September 14.
The party has also tentatively scheduled its primary for the State Houses of Assembly for September 8.
Local government congresses, where delegates are to be elected, have also been slated for August 31, while that of the wards, where three ward ad hoc delegates are to be elected, are scheduled for August 25.
All aspirants interested in any elective position on the platform of the party are expected to start buying their nomination forms from August 13.
However, members of the National Executive Committee of the party are expected to ratify the proposal before it becomes binding.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubarkar, on Monday, July 9, said the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) amongst the various opposition parties will end negative change in the country.
He described the MoU as a watershed moment towards the consolidation of democracy, politics of purpose and citizens centred development in Nigeria.
Abubakar, in a statement issued by his media office on Monday in Abuja, commended Prince Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for having the foresight to bring together Nigeria’s opposition parties under one big umbrella.
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