by Laila Ibrahim
The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shifted the party’s presidential primaries from 6th of December to 10th of the same month.
The National Organising Secretary of the party, Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha released a statement in Abuja, on Saturday, 8 November, to disseminate the development.
It stated, “In exercise of its powers under Section 29 (2) (a) and (b) of the 2012 constitution of our party as amended, the NWC has approved the review of time-table for the conduct of congresses and primaries.”
According to the statement, return of presidential nomination and expression of interest forms would close on 15 November while screening and appeals would hold on 26 December. Governorship primaries is now slated to hold on 8 December.
The PDP also disclosed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had been notified of the review