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The National Executive Council of the Peoples Democratic Party has opted to throw the contest for its presidential ticket open.

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The National Executive Council NEC of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has opted to throw the contest for its presidential ticket open rather than zone it to a particular region of the country.

National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Debo Ologunagba, who announced the decision yesterday while briefing reporters at the party’s secretariat in Abuja, after the NEC meeting, said it was part of the resolutions reached at the end of the 96th PDP NEC meeting, which was well attended by various party leaders.

Ologunagba in a communique read, said after a very extensive deliberation, NEC aligned with the recommendation of the PDP National Zoning Committee that the presidential election should now be left open, while the Party workstowards consensus candidate where possible.

At the meeting, the PDP NEC also adopted May 28 to Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Abuja, for its presidential primary and special national convention and chose former President of theSenate David Mark to head the organizing committee.

Written by: Enwongo Udo

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