The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have explained why it is yet to constitute a panel which will screen the aspirants running under the party.
There have been a lot of aspirants who have already picked nomination forms and have expressed interest in running for the Presidency.
Amongst those who have expressed interest and declared their intention to run for the presidency under the banner of the PDP are former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; a former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; and the Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo.
According to the Punch, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, there is nothing wrong with the delay. Ologbondiyan explained that there is work ongoing with the panel and that as soon as they are ready, the list will be released.
“There is nothing to worry about in that (non-release of the screening panel). You know we are still selling our forms.” he said
He continued: “As soon as we are done with the selling of the forms, we will constitute the panel. We have nothing to hide. The aspirants are also aware of that.
“The party has said that it will be transparent and we will abide by that. So, we have nothing to fear or worry about.”