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PDP Bot bars it members from campaining for atiku,saraki ,tambuwal and kwankwaso


The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party has barred its members from campaigning for any of its presidential aspirants.
The party presently has about 13 aspirants jostling for its sole presidential ticket.
The aspirants are a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar;  a former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso;  Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal;  Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo and a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa.
Also in the race are a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Alhaji Kabiru Turaki  (SAN); a former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi;  a former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau; a former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang and Dr. Datti Baba-Ahmed,  amongst others.
The BoT took the decision not to back any of the aspirants at its meeting in Abuja on Thursday.
Chairman of the Board, Senator Walid Jibrin, who spoke with journalists after the meeting,  also said that the Board would look at the possibility of pruning the number of the aspirants.


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