The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the recommendation of the party’s zoning committee to zone the position of the National Chairman to the north.
The NEC also affirmed that the date for the national convention remains October 30 and 31.
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Recall that the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led Zoning Committee had recommended that the next national chairman of the party come from the north.
Some party members have expressed reservations about the recommendation and its implications for the presidential ambition of some northerners.
Chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees, Senator Walid Jibrin, while addressing a press conference before the commencement of the meeting appealed to party leaders to put national interest and the party’s survival ahead of personal interests as they meet to take a decision on the zoning of party offices