Breaking: PDP chairmanship aspirant Bode George withdraws from race
– Chief Olabode George, has withdrawn from the race for the national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
– George said his decision to step down was not for any candidate
Chief Olabode George, one of the chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has announced his withdrawal from the race, The Cable reports.
NAIJ.com gathered that George who announced his decision to step down at a press conference in Abuja said he did not withdraw for any candidate.
The former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP on Friday, December 8, said he was withdrawing from the race on a matter of principle
He said it was wrong for the party not to have micro-zone the office of the national chairman.
This leaves only eight aspirants to compete at the Eagle Square, Abuja, which is the venue of the convention, on Saturday, December 9.
The remaining aspirants are Uche Secondus, Tunde Adeniran, Taoheed Adedoja, Raymond Dokpesi, Rashidi Ladoja, Gbenga Daniel, Jimi Agbaje and Aderemi Olusegun.
In a previous report by NAIJ.com, Raymond Dokpesi, one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s chairmanship aspirants visited Abakaliki on Tuesday, December 5, to solicit the support of the southeast for his PDP chairmanship ambition.
Acknowledging the PDP’s dominance in the state, Dokpesi endorsed Governor Umahi for a second term so that he can complete his works, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Dokpesi said that he would sustain the legacy of the party’s founding fathers and that of Governor David Umahi if voted as the party’s new chairman.
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