Senator Walid Jibrin, the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees Chairman, has revealed that the board will go on planned conversation with former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan; former senate president, Senator Bukola Saraki; former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido; and other PDP presidential aspirant to build a strong bond and stand the in order to regain the power at the highest level come 2023.
The presidential aspirants are a former Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo; a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa; a former member representing the Zaria Federal Constituency in Kaduna State, Datti Baba-Ahmed; a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs between 2013 and 2015, Tanimu Turaki; another former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau; and a former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang.
Jibrin added that the BoT would visit and engage former Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Aliyu Gusau, former National Security Adviser from May 29, 1999, to June 1, 2006; a former PDP Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi; the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, other members of the PDP Governors’ Forum, including their Chairman, Seriake Dickson.
According to him, “we are looking forward to a plan to win the All Progressives Congress and resurface the party to power as the greatest party in Africa.”
“Some BoT members had paid a visit to the PDP presidential candidate for the February 23, 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, in line with our agenda to consult and diagnose means to empower the party so as to come out victorious in the 2023 presidential election.”