The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator lyorchia Ayu has declared the presidential primary of the main opposition party open.
Ayu declared the convention open shortly after delivering his speech at 6:30 pm.
The declaration of the national chairman of the party signals the commencement of the activities for the presidential primary election of the party.
No fewer than 773 delegates would elect the party’s standard-bearer for the 2023 election.
The likes of Vice President, Abubakar Atiku; two former Senate Presidents, Bukola Saraki and Anyim Pius Anyim; Governors Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); Nyesom Wike (Rivers); Bala Mohammed (Bauchi); Emmanuel Udom (Akwa Ibom); former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose; Sam Ohunabunwa, and Dele Momodu would be hoping to clinch the presidential ticket of the party.
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