Join Your Local Communities Online and Get Paid N100K/Mth, Click Here

nigeria-local-communities-online-36-states1.png

Naijasky: Home | Register | Login | Categories | Local Communities | Affiliate Program | Get Paid To : Learn | Post | Refer | Upload photos | AddBiz | Review | CashBack | Admins Job




10 blogs you will enjoy reading daily

Author PDP presidential primaries: Sokoto delegates torn between Tambuwal and Bafarawa  (Read 107 times)

Description:

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Isaac Adeniran

  • Online Advertiser and Marketer
  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Posts: 16825
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
PDP presidential primaries: Sokoto delegates torn between Tambuwal and Bafarawa

As members arrive Port-Harcourt, Rivers State venue of the Peoples Democratic Party presidential primary election, Sokoto State delegates are reportedly torn between two aspirants.

Two aspirants from the state — ex-Governor Attahiru Bafarawa and  incumbent governor, Aminu Tambuwal, are among the 13 contenders.

And if the two aspirants are able to reach a consensus, it will boost the chance of the consensus aspirant, with a guaranteed block vote from the state’s delegates.

“It would also help in reducing the party’s array of aspirants, at least by one, if the duo buy into the consensus arrangement,” a source said.

While it was mum from the side of Governor Aminu Tambuwal, as his media aide did not pick calls from our correspondent, nor replied to text messages, Bafarawa’s Campaign Organisation spokesman, Yusuf Dingyadi, told our correspondent that there is nothing unusual in the duo’s aspiration, and that it is good for the state.

Dingyadi said, “Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa and Governor Aminu Tambuwal are political soul mates with mutual respect for each other; and our prayer goes with them in search of the party’s mandate to rule Nigeria.

“They are both illustrious sons of Sokoto State and their political aspirations cannot divide the people of Sokoto. Their coming out is good because our eggs will not be in one basket.

“This is also a proof that people of Sokoto are determined to change this clueless government.”

Bafarawa and Tambuwal’s paths crossed in 2003, when the defunct ANPP under the leadership of Attahiru Bafarawa, then as Governor of Sokoto State, spotted the potentials in Aminu Tambuwal and handed him the platform to contest the Tambuwal/Kebbe National Assembly seat, after he had lost out in the PDP primary.



Linkback: https://naijasky.com/politics/1758/pdp-presidential-primaries-sokoto-delegates-torn-between-tambuwal-and-bafarawa/38833/

NaijaSky



Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via twitter

clip
Presidential primaries: Again, PDP to meet Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal, others

Started by oneluv

0 Replies
142 Views
Last post October 04, 2018, 08:00:45 PM
by oneluv
clip
Tambuwal dumps PDP

Started by Isaac Adeniran

0 Replies
110 Views
Last post August 13, 2018, 01:19:43 PM
by Isaac Adeniran
clip
Tambuwal nominate Manir Dan’ Iya as deputy governor

Started by Isaac Adeniran

1 Replies
83 Views
Last post November 22, 2018, 06:56:14 AM
by Isaac Adeniran
clip
APC, INEC at war over primaries in Zamfara

Started by Isaac Adeniran

0 Replies
560 Views
Last post October 11, 2018, 02:25:58 PM
by Isaac Adeniran
clip
PDP begins screening of Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, others for 2019 election

Started by Isaac Adeniran

0 Replies
207 Views
Last post September 24, 2018, 10:03:41 PM
by Isaac Adeniran
clip
Ondo aspirants disagree with Oshiomole, APC in court over APC Primaries

Started by Isaac Adeniran

0 Replies
136 Views
Last post November 12, 2018, 08:40:26 PM
by Isaac Adeniran
clip
Nigeria: Ruling APC loses key state to faulty primaries

Started by Charles Dickson

0 Replies
30 Views
Last post May 24, 2019, 01:48:58 PM
by Charles Dickson
 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
0 Replies
335 Views
Last post October 05, 2017, 11:17:59 AM
by graciebella
1 Replies
159 Views
Last post June 19, 2018, 12:33:45 AM
by Isaac Adeniran
0 Replies
142 Views
Last post October 04, 2018, 08:00:45 PM
by oneluv

Naijasky:2012-2019 | Contact | About Us | Policy | Terms Of Service | Local Communities | Non-local Communities


Advertise Nationwide or on your Local Community: call, sms or whatsapp Wale 08033181698