The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday, February 15, convened a caucus meeting to deliberate on the tussle for the vacant position of the chairman of the party.
The meeting was well attended by national chieftains of the party and state governors.
Four of the five members who were nominated for the chairmanship position, include- Ambassador Wilberforce Juta, Senator Kumo, Senator Girigiri and Shehu Gambam.
The caucus then proceeded to widen the range of the nomination, to allow for other party leaders from the Northeast zone to be considered which gave room for the invitation of Muhammed Wakil, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Nuhu Ribadu and one other candidate.
The meeting is expected to reconvene on Tuesday, February 16, when the decisions arrived at, would be presented to the Board of Trustees.
Some of the governors in attendance are Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, Darius Ishaku of Taraba.
Embattled PDP spokesperson, Olisa Metuh and PDP Chieftain, Bode George were also present at the meeting which held at Ondo state government house in Akure.
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