PDP BoT Chair, Walid Jibrin resigns


The chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin, has resigned from his position.
Jibrin announced his resignation at the 97th meeting of the party’s BoT meeting on Thursday in Abuja.
He said he took the to ensure the party’s presidential candidate emerged victorious in the 2023 elections.
Meanwhile, a former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara, has been appointed the new chairman of the BoT.
Jibrin said he was sure if he would be considered for a bigger position if Atiku Abubakar wins.
“I took this decision based on what I said in the past. I said that all we want to make sure of is that Atiku Abubakar becomes the President by all means, and that is why I sincerely decided to step down from the BoT.
“I discussed this with the candidate and he agreed with me. I am sure if the party wins, I will be given a bigger position”, he said.
The PDP is mired in crisis following the emergence of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP and the party’s national chairman Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, both of who are from North.
Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor and his supporters had kicked against the National chairman and the Presidential candidate coming form the same geopolitical zone, maintaining that it unjust and against zoning principle.


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