The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor’s have voted for the zoning of the social gathering chairmanship to the North.
This is a transfer social gathering members have seen as their endorsement of getting the social gathering’s presidential candidate from Southern Nigeria.
The custom of the social gathering is to have the presidential candidate from a area totally different from the place its nationwide chairman comes from.
It was gathered that the Governors voted 9-3 in favour of the North on the assembly of the PDP governors held at Akwa Ibom governor’s residence on Wednesday in Abuja, The Cable studies.
It was additionally revealed that three northern governors, Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Adamu Fintiri (Adamawa) and Darius Ishaku (Taraba) voted for the chairmanship to be zoned to the South.
Governor Samuel Ortom (Benue) is the one Governor from the North who voted for the chairmanship to be within the North.
The Governor of Sokoto state (North) and chairman of the PDP governors discussion board, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal didn’t vote as he presided over the assembly.
Tambuwal is believed to be eyeing the presidential ticket, having run unsuccessfully within the social gathering major in 2019.
Meanwhile, Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Bala had introduced his intention to run for president in 2023.
The different PDP governors who voted in favour of northern chairmanship are: Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), and Douye Diri (Bayelsa).
The assembly resolved to cross the decision of the governors to the zoning committee of the nationwide conference, at the moment scheduled to happen on October 30 and 31 in Abuja.