A member of the House of Representatives representing Esan North East Federal Constituency of Edo State, Serguis Ogun, has supported the non-zoning of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDPs) presidential ticket, saying it is politically expedient to do so at this time.
Newsbreak reports that the lawmaker, who is also a PDP member, said that though he would have preferred zoning, the party’s decision was supreme.
“It’s politically expedient to do that right now,” Vanguard quotes Ogun as saying.
“As you can see it looks like the All Progressives Congress, APC, has jettisoned their zoning arrangement too. The good thing is that the PDP went through the various organs of the party to agree and ratify this decision.
“Zoning is still a cardinal policy in the party but it’s expedient to do otherwise right now.
“It’s not what I want but the decision of my party and I can only support it and hope the right candidate emerges in our special convention on May 28 and 29.”
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