019: PDP zones presidency to North, vice-presidency to South
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has announced that its National Convention will take place in October this year.
The Niger State chairman of the party, Alhaji Tanko Beji, disclosed this in Minna on Thursday, while addressing a stakeholders’ meeting, where the fallout of the Supreme Court verdict was discussed.
Each state branch of the PDP, has been directed to submit the names of 30 members, that would serve on the convention planning committee.
Beji also confirmed that the party’s leadership, have taken a decision on the zoning of the presidency of the country in 2019 to the Northern part of the country, while the vice-presidency would go to the south.
He advised all those with ambitions to seek the mandate of the people to do so, stating that the era of “no vacancy” had come to an end.
“Anyone with ambition to seek political office should go to the people, the leadership will not allow imposition of candidates,” he said.