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Buhari Hosts Tinubu in His Office As PDP Elects 25years Old As National Youth Leader

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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari received the APC chieftain Bola Tinubu in his office today while the Peoples’ Democratic Party elected a 25 years old as the National Youth Leader of the Party.

Buhari has been silenced on Tinubu’s ambition to succeed him as the president but the recent development where all the top political leaders in APC throwing their support to Tinubu even on his sick bed might have made the President to toe their line.

He said: “It was my pleasure to host Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu today at the State House.”

Meanwhile, the PDP has elected Prince Mohammed Kadade Suleiman as their National Youth Leader.

Daily Tells Nigeria understands that Suleiman is just 25 years old.

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose had this to say on the emergence of the national Youth leader

“The newly elected national youth leader of the PDP is 25 year old Prince Mohammed Kadade Suleiman. PDP is developing a robust youth policy to ensure that all our youth are carried along and play prominent roles in the running of the country.

It will be also recalled that the new chairman as been elected

Sen. Iyorchia Ayu has been elected the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as Taofeek Arapaja also emerged the National Deputy Chairman (South).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ayu, who was the consensus candidate at the party national convention in Abuja, got 3,426 affirmative votes out of 3,511 accredited voters.

However, Arapaja secured a total of 2,004 votes to defeat his only rival, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, former Governor of Osun, who polled 705 votes, while invalid votes were165.

Also, Umar Damagum scored a total of 2,222 votes to defeat his sole rival, Mrs Inna Ciroma, for the position of Deputy National Chairman (North), who polled 365 votes.

NAN reports that the position of National Youth Leader was won by Mohammed Suleiman with 3,072 votes, while his co-contestant, Usman Elkudan, had 219 votes.

Efforts to achieve consensus candidates for all 21 elective national offices of the party suffered a setback as agreement could not be reached for three offices.

PPDP national youth leader