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2023: PDP aspirants, Saraki, Tambuwal, Mohammed, Makinde seek consensus candidacy, meet in Ibadan



FORMER Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has declared that some of the presidential aspirants under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have agreed to support a consensus candidate ahead of the 2023 general election.

Senator Saraki said this while speaking with newsmen at the Agodi Government House, Ibadan, after a meeting with Governor Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday.

Senator Saraki led other three Presidential Aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) including Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, Muhammed Ayatudeen and other top party chieftains to the Oyo State Government House, Agodi, Ibadan to brainstorm on the issue.

They had earlier held a meeting behind closed doors with Governor Seyi Makinde.

Senator Saraki, disclosed that Nigeria is bigger than anyone’s ambition and with the state of things in the country, all hands must be on deck to salvage the situation.

  The former Senate President reiterated that there was need for unity of purpose among leaders and members of the party, urging the party to agree on a consensus candidate.

  Also speaking, Governor Makinde declared that the meeting was fruitful, noting that PDP would present a Presidential candidate that would be acceptable to all.

  Governor Makinde affirmed that the group would work together to ensure people understand the consensus arrangement and address confusion that might arise from such decision.

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