Council Polls: Adewale-led PDP shifts primary again


Ali Modu Sheriff, PDP national chairman

Mr Segun Adewale, Chairman of a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) faction in Lagos, on Tuesday said May 26 had been fixed as the new date for the party’s primary for the July 22 local council poll.

Adewale, who belongs to the Ali-Modu Sherrif national leadership of the party, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the shift was to allow for more time to reconcile with the Moshood Salvador-led camp ahead of the poll.

NAN reports that the primary had earlier been scheduled for May 19, but was shifted till May 23, before being moved again to May 26.

Adewale said he was committed to the unity of the party and its success at the poll and the shift in its primary was a way to achieve that.

He said he was ready to make concessions to the Salvador camp and even field candidates with the faction on 50-50 basis to ensure the party…

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