2023: Saraki Meets Kwara PDP Aspirants, Suggests Consensus Arrangement


President of the 8th Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday met with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants for the House of Representatives and House of Assembly in Kwara State.

The interactive session held in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, also included Party Elders and stakeholders across the state.

The meeting, according to the Press Officer on Local Matters to Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Abdulganiyu Abdulqadir, was to ensure candidates for the forthcoming General elections emerge preferably through a consensus and transparent process, without rancour or internal conflicts.

Speaking at the well attended meeting, Saraki said he was delighted to see many qualified individuals indicating interest to represent the various constituencies in the interest of Kwara State.

He noted that the development indicates the readiness of the PDP to wrestle power from the present government.

While expressing hope that the best will emerge in the interest of the party and the people, he called for unity, understanding and sacrifice from the party members.

He also appealed to elders and stakeholders to ensure that the process is fair and transparent enough to produce the most popular candidate who will guarantee victory at the polls.

The party leader warned the party leadership against imposition of candidates, autocratic process and what he called “jamba” zoning.

Saraki expressed optimism that PDP will achieve consensus in the emergence of candidates  to strengthen party’s chances in 2023.


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