The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT), Senator Walid Jibrin, today Friday called on all the presidential aspirants in the party to maintain decorum over their presidential aspirations.
Presidential aspirants in the recent times had engaged in a proxy war over the issue.
The lastest was the attack by Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike on the leader of the technical committee of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign, Raymond Dokpesi calling him a mole working for APC.
Senator Jibrin, while in Ilorin for the turbaning ceremony of former National Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, as the Tafida of Ilorin by the Emir, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, said the party will come out with it’s position on the matter very soon.
“I will urged all our presidentials aspirants to be calm about the issue of their presidential aspirations”
“To us, the country comes first and we will soon come out with our position on the presidential contest for all our aspirants, this is very important. And another important thing is that the party is yet to zone it to any party of the country”, the Second republic senator added.
On the issue of the electoral act, the BoT chairman said “President Muhammadu Buhari should assent to it at the right time”.
Other dignitaries at the event in which held at the forecourts of the Emir’s palace are former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, DG, National Institute of Legislative Studies, Prof Suleiman Abubakar, Grand Mufti of Ilorin, Sheikh Suleiman Onikijipa, oil magnate, Hajia Muinat Shagaya, Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Manir Muhammed, former governor AbdulFatai Ahmed, former minister, Bolaji Abdullahi, and the PDP chairman, Alhaji Bello Aliyu Goronyo among others.