INEC: PDP allays fears over Tambuwal’s omission


By Dirisu Yakubu
—THE Peoples  Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said there was no cause for alarm, following the omission of Governor Aminu Tambuwal on the list of governorship candidates submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the 2019 elections.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto

In a chat with Vanguard on the issue, an informed source at the party’s national secretariat said the needful would be done at the appropriate time, even as he explained the circumstances surrounding the development.

Governor Tambuwal, it would be recalled, contested the Presidential ticket of the PDP but lost to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, who polled a total of 1,532 to emerge the flag bearer.

As a result, the 52-year old governor did not participate in the governorship primaries but he is eligible to seek a second term via the window of…

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