… As PDP Enters Discussion With 12 Presidential Aspirants For Consensus
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, (BOT) has reappointed Senator Walid Jibrin as its chairman for another five years.
Jibrin was elected chairman of the party’s BOT chairman in 2013.
Though,the BOT chairman said a committee was also set up to discuss with the 12 presidential aspirants in order to come up with one of them as candidate of the party for 2019 general elections.
In a statement from the BOT chairman explained that the decision for his reappointment was taken at a meeting of the board which held on Thursday where Senator Jibrin was reaffirmed chairman of the board.
The statement also said that at the meeting, the acting secretary of the board, Senator Adolpus Wabara, a former president of the Senate, was also confirmed as secretary for 5 years.
He said the meeting advised all members to always maintain their honor and integrity as conscience of the party and to remain neutral and never sponsor or lead Aspirants to visits and rallies as was done during last convention.
On the 2019 PDP presidential candidate,the BOT chairman said a committee was also set up to manage the situation of new defectors to the party and also consider the role played by old members.
“As provided in the party constitution, the board is empowered to regulate its proceedings and draw code of conduct for its members. The board has decided to forward to NWC its full recommendations ,” he said.
The BOT chairman congratulated Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti from withdrawing from the Presidential race