Gladiators in the race for PDP National Chairman

 Gladiators in the race for PDP National Chairman

The contestants for PDP Chairmanship.

By Richard Elesho

Preparations towards the 2023 general elections are gathering momentum across political parties in the country. All 18 parties are working on strengthening internal democracy to fortify their performance in the polls.

If there are no last-minute changes, the main opposition People’s Democratic Party PDP will hold its elective National convention in less than three weeks from now. The function has been scheduled for the Eagle Square on 30th and 31st October.

The party is still smarting from its loss of power to the All Progressives Congress, APC in 2015, after holding on firmly to it for 16 years. It sees the imminent election as a good opportunity to reclaim its shattered glory while it hopes to use the convention to sanitize its house ahead of the polls.

Internal wranglings and series of court cases compelled stakeholders of the party to reduce from December to…

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