PDP forms committee to select vice-presidential candidate
Ologunagba said the establishment of the presidential candidate selection committee by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) was in line with Part VI, Paragraph 14 of the PDP Election Guidelines.
According to him, the chief Tom Ikimi will be the chairman of the committee, while Dr. Akilu Indabawa would serve as secretary and Mr. Sunday omobo as administrative secretary.
The other members approved to serve on the committee were the captain. Idris WadaChief Osita Chidoka, Binta Bello, Chief Mutiat Adedoja, Austin Opara, Prof. Aisha MadawakiMrs Ayotunde George-OlogunChief Chidiebelu Mofus, and Fidelis Tapgun.
Ologunagba said the exercise would be held at the PDP National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja on Thursday at 10 a.m.
NAN recalls that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had warned political parties that its candidate nomination portal for the 2023 general elections would automatically close at 6 p.m. on June 17 for national elections and at 6 p.m. on July 15 for national elections.
The commission also said that presidential and gubernatorial nominees must be accompanied by the names of their running mates (i.e., vice-presidential and assistant gubernatorial nominees) without whom the nomination would be invalid.