All Kwara PDP Guber aspirants have agreed on consensus option – Saraki

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  • Dr Saraki and other leaders of Kwara PDP at the meeting on Saturday night*

Former Senate President and leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said the gubernatorial candidate of the party in the state will emerge by consensus.

He stated this in a statement on Sunday, saying the approach was agreed upon at a meeting held on Saturday night.

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According to Saraki, a former governor of the state, ” Last night, the PDP leadership in Kwara State held a meeting with all the party’s gubernatorial aspirants.

“At the meeting, which was held in Ilorin, our state capital, all the aspirants agreed that as a way of guaranteeing the unity of our party after the primaries, the consensus option remains the best means of selecting our candidate.

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“In this regard, the aspirants have now decided to go back home; meet amongst themselves; consult with all relevant stakeholders and community leaders; and, come up with a consensus candidate.

“The leadership of the party is pleased with this development. Our aspirants deciding to work together to preserve the unity amongst our ranks is certainly encouraging.

“We urge all the aspirants to ensure that there is justice, equity, and fairness in arriving at a decision. The party leadership has promised to support the decision taken by the aspirants.”

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