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PDP has dismissed speculative media reports indicating that the party intends to retain it zoning formula for the 2023 presidential election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed as speculative media stories indicating that the {party} intends to retain the zoning components it used for the 2023 presidential election.

Recall that the {party} had Atiku Abubakar from the Northeast zone and Peter Obi from the Southeast zone on its 2019 presidential ticket.

A nationwide newspaper (not The Nation) had reported in its Sunday version that the PDP supposed to nonetheless retain the 2019 zoning components for the 2023 presidential race.

At a media briefing in Abuja on Sunday, the spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, described these behind the report as “political terrorists”.

According to him, their plan is to mislead the general public and trigger disaffection inside the ranks of the {party} with the hope of utilizing such fabrications to additional their very own egocentric political ambitions.

Ologbondiyan additionally refuted the report within the stated publication indicating that governors elected on the platform of the PDP have been divided over their ambitions forward of the 2023 elections.

Continuing, Ologbondiyan stated: “The PDP states categorically that our governors usually are not divided alongside any traces of ambition in the direction of 2023, neither is there any plot to cease the ambition of any of our members.

“For the avoidance of doubt, our {party} is but to debate the 2023

presidential election, overtly or covertly, at any time in any way.

“If something, the PDP is presently working with Nigerians on learn how to win its elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states and won’t be distracted by people who discovered themselves working within the highest workplaces of the land however failing in governance.

“As a celebration, we’re additionally working with our respective state governors and legislators throughout the nation as they work arduous, in keeping with the manifesto of our {party}, to enhance on the welfare and improvement of Nigerians.

“Moreover, it is usually crucial to counsel, with none equivocation, that enemies of our {party}, who really feel threatened by the rising profile of Governor Nyesom Wike, ought to have a rethink on their incessant assaults on the governor.

“The PDP appreciates the contribution of Governor Wike, as well as all our governors, to the growth of our party and urge all members and supporters to ignore those seeking to cause disaffection in our ranks”.

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