PDP Convention: 11 positions zone to the North – Amb. Kazaure


By; Amos Mathew, Kaduna.
As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) strategises ahead of national convention,  the National Vice Chairman North West Zone, Ambassador Ibrahim Kazaure  ‎has said that eleven positions has been zoned to the north, with North West having four positions, North East three positions and the North Central having four positions.
He made the disclosure at their PDP Stakeholders meeting in Kaduna comprising of Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Jigawa, Kano, Kebbi and Sokoto states all from North West to deliberate on their forth coming national convention slated for August 17th in Portharcourt, Rivers state.
He went further to informed the gathering that the positions of the National Secretary, National Woman leader, Deputy Legal Adviser and Deputy Treasurer has been zoned to the North West.
Meanwhile, the positions zoned to the North West will be shared amongst the old Sokoto State comprising of Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi States, the old Kano State comprising of Kano and Jigawa ‎states and the old Kaduna State comprising of Kaduna and Katsina states.
At the end of the meeting however, no individual position could be attached to any of the positions which according to him was as a result of many interested persons.
He however said a committee of twelve persons have been constituted who are expected to meet this week Friday to look into the various interest and come out with an agreed positions of the North West.
“The states that makes up the old Sokoto states ‎will produce the National Secretary while Kaduna State will produce the National Woman leader” he said.
Prominent among those who attended the meeting are the National caretaker committee chairman Senator ‎ Mohammed Ahmed Makarfi, Former Governors Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Attairu Bafarawa (Sokoto) Malam Ibrahim Shakarau (Kano)  Ibrahim Shema (Katsina) and Ramalan Yero (Kaduna).
Also in attendance is the former Aviation Minister (state) and now Kaduna State Chairman of the party Hassan Hyet, former National Organizing Secretary Mustapha Abubakar, former Kaduna State Deputy Governor Ambassador Nuhu Bajoga among others including state party chairmen from the North West zone.


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