Aspirants Jostle To Beat PDP Deadline
Ahead of today’s deadline for the submission of
elective forms by all political aspirants under
the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party,
PDP, reports say many aspirants on Friday, 7
November, 2014, thronged the party’s national
headquarters in Abuja to submit their forms.
It would be recalled that the PDP had fixed 8
November as deadline for the submission of forms
for all aspirants.
Among those that submitted their forms on Friday
was Ambassador Ignatius Longjan, the deputy
governor of Plateau State.
Speaking after submitting his guber forms, Longjan
said that his political ambition to be governor of
the state does not lie in the hands of any
individual, including his boss, Governor Jonah Jang,
but in the hands of God and the people of Plateau
Also, former minister of transport, Alh Yusuf
Suleiman, who is aspiring to be governor of Sokoto
State, speaking after submitting his forms,
promised to ensure that the state becomes self-
sustaining if he is elected governor come 2015.
On his part, former governor of Imo State, Ikedi
Ohakim, declared that the All Progressives
Congress, APC, does not have political power to
deny him of his ambition.
Meanwhile, Senator Chris Anyanwu, after
submitting her guber forms for the Imo State
election, faulted the recent ward congresses in the
state and demanded that a fresh list be drafted.