2019 Election: Lamido speaks on PDP presidential primaries

2019 Election: Lamido speaks on PDP presidential primaries

Former Kano State governor and Peoples Democratic Party Presidential hopeful have said the party’s 2018 National Convention will be a success.

Speaking after his screening for the number one seat of Nigeria in Abuja, Kwankwaso stressed that the site of the convention will not in any way affect its success.

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He expressed satisfaction with the screening process of the party.

Sule Lamido, another presidential aspirant who was also screened said the issue of the location of the national convention is a family affair.

Board of Trustees (BoT) panel of the PDP had on Thursday began the screen of all presidential aspirants on its platform ahead of the 2019 general elections.

The 12-man panel, headed by Senator Walid Jibrin was set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants.

The 13 presidential aspirants to be screened are: Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo; a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso; and a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa

Others include: President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; a former President of the Senate, David Mark; a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Tanimu Turaki (SAN); a former Governor of Plateau State, Jona Jang; and a former Governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi.