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Makinde speaks on ‘Preferred aspirant’ in Bayelsa Governorship race



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The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde who is the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Bayelsa says the party PDP has no preferred aspirant for its primary election in Bayelsa.

Engr. Makinde made this known while addressing the aspirants at screening of PDP aspirants for Bayelsa on Monday at Wadata Plaza, Abuja.

He noted that the committee would be fair to all governorship aspirants to ensure that the party went into the election in November as a strong family strong and united.

He said: “We don’t want a situation whereby our party will go into the election with a divided house”, Daily Tells quoted him as saying.

“We want to go into the election as one big family that we are, with a view to retaining the state,” Makinde said.

The Oyo governor, expressed optimism that PDP would continue to remain a strong and united party, even after the primaries.

Makinde appealed to all aspirants to cooperate with the committee to make the exercise easy because there’s no preferred aspirant.

He told them to work with their delegates to win the nomination.

The preferred aspirant will be choose by the people from the nomination, so work with the delegates. He concluded

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