PDP chairmanship: Makarfi says aspirants who bribe delegates will be disqualified

– Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disclosed what will happen to aspirants that bribe delegates

– PDP said any aspirants that bribe delegates would be disqualified from contesting at the convention

– Senator Ahmed Markarfi, the caretaker committee chairman of the party, also said any of them that violates the rules could still be disqualified

Peoples Democratic Party said any aspirants of the national chairmanship position of the party that violate the rules would be disqualified from contesting at the convention.

Punch reports that Senator Ahmed Markarfi, the caretaker committee chairman of the PDP, also warned that any aspirants that bribe or induce delegates could still be disqualified on the day of convention.

PDP delegates will converge in Abuja on Saturday, December 9, to choose their leader ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Two front-line aspirants, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi (left) and Otunba Gbenga Daniel (right) signing peace accord. Photo credit: PDP

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Markarfi gave the warning during the peace accord signed by the aspirants at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday, November 14.

It was learnt that seven of the aspirants signed the accord while one was absent. They were Tunde Adeniran , Prince Uche Secondus, Gbenga Daniel , Rashidi Ladoja, Taoheed Adedoja Raymond Dokpesi and Jimi Agbaje.

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Chief Olabode George was not in the meeting and was said to have secured the permission of the national leadership of the party to sign the document on Thursday, November 16.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the national chairmanship aspirants of the party on Tuesday, November 14 signed a peace agreement as part of their commitments toward a successful and violent free national convention on Saturday, December 9.

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