Abubakar emerged as the candidate at the National Convention of the party on Sunday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State
The party’s National Convention is scheduled for October 5 and October 6.
Makarfi’s denial followed cracks in the party as five governorship aspirants accused the state party chairman of favouring a particular candidate out of the 11 currently seeking for the PDP ticket.
The aspirants met on Tuesday with the leadership of the party, including State Governors elected on the platform of the party, in Abuja
Frontline contender for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has said the focus of all those contending to fly the flag of the PDP is to focus on…
Senator Ahmed Makarfi, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said he was confident of picking the party’s ticket for the 2019 election.
He said he would rather quit politics, instead of joining any other political group.
Makarfi made the call while on a visit to Kogi Secretariat of the PDP in Lokoja in continuation of his nationwide tour to garner support for his presidential ambition.
Makarfi said: “His (Buhari)’s declaration is no news; it would have only been news if he had decided otherwise.
The stakeholders, in a major re-grouping of the party after the 2015 elections, described the former Kaduna governor as the “best material” for the nation’s top job.
The PDP chieftain, who is also a former Governor of Kaduna State, equally urged the Federal Government to fully work hand in hand with the respective States to apprehend and prosecute the culprits as well as restore full normalcy and…
He said this was imperative to ensure that they were not disadvantaged in any way, “just as it is also imperative that the loyalty, sacrifices, commitment and dedication of those who stuck with the party through thick and thin were not…
Daniel stated this in a report he filed to the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, urging the police authority to increase the number of his security details and to keep a close surveillance on the senator.
According to a statement signed by the Publicity Secretary, Guild of Online Journalists, Jacob Onjewu Dickson, Makarfi said this in Kaduna on Sunday when he hosted the Guild of Online Journalists at his residence
The judgment was delivered by a panel of judges of the apex court on Wednesday morning
The first issue resolved in favour of the Makarfi faction was the preliminary objection by the Ali Modu Sheriff faction, holding that the appeal by the Makarfi faction was valid.