PDP BoT Panel To Grill Atiku, Saraki, Makarfi, Others On Thursday

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will on Thursday meet with the aspirants and also screen them.
The 12-man panel, which is headed by Senator Walid Jibrin, is expected to first meet in the morning of Thursday before inviting the aspirants for the screening.
The aspirants are a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo; a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso; and a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa.
Others are President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; a former President of the Senate, David Mark; a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Tanimu Turaki (SAN); a former Governor of Plateau State, Jona Jang; and a former Governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi.
Others expected at the meeting are a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido; Dr Datti Baba-Ahmed and Usifo Stanley.
It was gathered that the aspirants would be persuaded to have meetings among themselves and see if they could agree on a consensus candidate.

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