PDP Dissociates Self From Kano Guber Primaries Held At Kwankwaso’s Residence


The National Executive Council of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on Tuesday evening dissociated itself from the governorship primary election conducted in Kano on Monday.

The Special Adviser Media to national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Shehu Yusuf Kura, hinted this in a telephone interview with Freedom Radio on Tuesday.

Kura denied the party’s National Executive Council, NEC awareness of the election as it has issued a statement postponing the governorship primary election in Kano, Imo and Lagos states without given a date.

“The National Executive Council of the Party was not aware that the Kwankwaso group was conducting the election in Kano because of the earlier statement issued postponing the election in the three states mentioned.

“I even spoke with our National Chairman, Secretary and other executive members of the council and they confirmed to me that they were not aware of the election,” he said.

Shehu Kura noted that the party would soon communicate a new date for the conduct of its governorship primary election in the three states of Kano, Imo and Lagos.

Solacebase had report aspirants to the state house of assembly and house of representatives under the PDP had  a news conference where they expressed disappointment over a said conduct of gubernatorial primary of the party held on Monday night at the Lugard Avenue, personal residence of Kwankwaso in Kano where  Abba Kabiru Yusuf emerged as the party’s Governorship candidate for the State.

The group called the attention of the national body of the party to create a level playing field for every aspirants and ensure free and fair contest