PDP Convention: Party governors working on having consensus candidate


Governor Aminu Tambuwal

The Peoples Democratic Party governors forum are working on having consensus candidates for all elective positions during its Saturday convention.

Governor of Sokoto State and chairman of PDP governors forum Aminu Tambuwal said this on Thursday night while speaking to journalists.

He said that at least 80 percent has been achieved in arriving at a consensus candidates for the elective positions.

“We held the meeting of the PDP governors forum and as you can see, all of us attended.

“Chairman of the convention committee brought us up to the speed on how prepared they are for us to hold our convention starting from Friday, Oct. 29 through to Saturday.

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“We are also happy to say that part of what we discussed was the process of arriving at consensus during the convention.

“So far, we can say that with certainty that we have achieved not less than 80% of that process and it is still ongoing.

“We are hoping that at the end of the day, we are going to have a hitch free convention and possibly have all the candidates emerge via consensus.

“Consensus is part of democratic process and we are imbibing that in the interest of our party so that we can continue to have stability that will reposition the party as we have always said for the future,” he said.

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