Build up to the October 30 and 31st national convention of the PDP is getting interesting as the Southern PDP politicians are brainstorming on how to share the key positions in the next NWC of the PDP allocation to them by the zoning committee of the PDP. Photo Credit: Vanguard
About one week before the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) holds its convention, some National Working Committee (NWC) positions that were zoned to some regions have continued to generate crisis because stakeholders from these regions have not been able to agree on a consensus candidate. The position of deputy national chairman that was zoned to the Southwest, national secretary (Southeast), and now, National auditor (Southeast), could not produce a consensus because of disagreements among party stakeholders.
Recall that PDP has just concluded their ward and local congress which made them elected those who are capable of running the party's affairs as new executives across all the states in Nigeria. Following ward congress, The People's Democratic Party has published that calendar and schedule of workouts for the Year 2021 national Convention
Zoning of Political Offices: The PDP Is About to Make A Costly Mistake Concerning the 2023 Elections
There are strong indications that the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will zone its presidential ticket for the 2023 elections to the northern part of the country and the chairmanship position of the party to the South. The party announced during its 92nd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting over the weekend that it will agree on a zoning formula for the National Working Committee (NWC) in a meeting on September 9, according to reports in the media.
As the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is warming up for the conduct of her 2021 National Convention, some party's offices have been logically zoned to the Southern part of the country. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers Considerably, the party's offices that are zoned to the Southern part of Nigeria will be contested by any interested member of the party from either Southeast, Southwest or South South geopolitical zones that make up the Southern part of Nigeria.
Why Twist In Zoning Of PDP 2023 Presidency May Favour NorthCentral With Bukola Saraki In The Picture
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is worried over tension which the yet to be announced zoning formula has generated in the PDP. Photo Credit: Vanguard While the Northern PDP politicians believe that it is only a Northern presidential candidate that can lead the PDP to victory in 2023, the Southern politicians in PDP have vowed to resist any move that will see the North producing the President in 2023.
The struggles by four southwestern states for two of the positions of the National Working Committee (NWC) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that were, unanimously, micro-zoned to the geopolitical zone may not be settled until the contest is taken to the national convention ground of the opposition party.
Members of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may have to wait till the concluding part of the party's National Convention before the occupants of some positions of National Working Committee (NWC) could be known. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers
The decision by the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to conduct her National Convention must have, surely, given opportunity to some members of the party to vie for some positions of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.
Members of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may end up without being able to agree on consensus candidates for the forthcoming national convention of the opposition party. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers It could be recalled that some positions of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party that will be elected at the forthcoming national convention that is slated to hold on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021 have been micro-zoned to the Southwest.
Okey Muo Aroh. Credit: Facebook. Okey Muo Aroh, a PDP National Executive Council (NEC) member who is vying for the position of national secretary at the forthcoming national convention on the 30th of October has explained why the decision to go ahead with the convention to elect new National Working Committee (NWC) members will not pose any danger to the party, despite the fact that the tenure of former national chairman, Uche Secondus, has not elapsed.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is among the big names in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, based on how far he has gone in politics. Oshiomhole was lucky to emerge the National Chairman of the ruling APC after serving as Governor of Edo State for two terms. That is a feat many people may not achieve in their lifetime.
Image Credit: Vanguard News On Wednesday, governors elected on the platform of PDP held a meeting with interest group within their party, and a report from Punch News made it known that the meeting commenced by 3:00pm which was still ongoing as at 9:25pm, this logically says that the meeting was such a very serious one to have taken this time.
According to "NAIJA NEWS", it was reported that the national convention Planning committee had announced the commencement of the sale of forms today. As sales commented today Monday, October 12, 2021, the chairmanship form goes for N5 million, while the deputy national chairman, and national secretary forms are to be obtained at a cost of N3 million each.
PDP affirms Uche Secondus suspension as Governors Forum back Elder Yemi as Acting National Chairman.
The People's Democratic Party(PDP), yesterday held its National Working Committee(NWC) meeting at the party's National Secretariat, Abuja and affirmed the suspension of Prince Uche Secondus as its National Chairman. The National Working Committee in compliance with the party's constitution, also confirmed Elder.
Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, the party's National Publicity Secretary, made the announcement in Abuja on Friday that the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) had approved protocols for the party's new state congress in Cross River. The permission, according to Ologbondiyan, came after the termination of previous processes, especially the State Congress Screening Exercise.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state have reportedly conducted their local government congress and they have elected new party executives at the local levels. A report from Punch news made it known that the congress and the election of the new party executives held amidst tight security, and delegates trooped out in numbers for the processes.
Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole says he might look small, but he is not sad. This was contained in a statement he made on Saturday while addressing journalist at the fundraiser and investiture of Victoria Unuoarumi as the 10th president of Rotary Club in Abuja.
There is a possibility that the candidate that will represent the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the upcoming 2023 presidential election may be from the northern part of the country as stakeholders are set to zone the chairmanship position of the party to the South. The National Executive Committee (NEC), during its 92nd meeting, at the weekend, had announced that the party will arrive at a zoning formula for the National Working Committee (NWC) at a meeting billed for September 9.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has issued its timeline and plan of operations for the June 18, 2022 Ekiti State governorship election, which includes the selling of forms. Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP's National Publicity Secretary, said in an Abuja statement on Friday that the selling of expression of interest and nomination forms would begin on September 13th.