The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said that the present campaign mounted by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to vie for the 2019 Presidency is contrary to the decision of the party’s convention that zoned presidency to the North.
Makarfi affirmed this time addressing journalists in Kaduna
He said: “He (Fayose) is on his own. could you repeat that? he is burden is not in agreement with the side of the party. The party’s standpoint has not changed.
“The rule has zoned the government to the North and the chairmanship of the party to the South.”
Makarfi besides dismissed speculation that earlier junior head Atiku Abubakar may be particular an natural receipt to contest the similar locate on the platform of the PDP if he as a final point decides to touch the festivity before the 2019 all-purpose election.
It may perhaps be recalled that chief Ayo Fayose alleged his resolve to seek out the PDP travel document to contest the 2019 presidential election against the Party’s zoning formula is without prejudice to our party’s position.