The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State has said that the names of the 2,677 delegates to participate in its party primaries will soon be made available to the members of the public.
Mr Abraham Catoh, the Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, in a statement, said that the names of the delegates will be published ahead of the primaries planned for September 30.
According to NAN, about 220 aspirants in Kaduna State are seeking the PDP’s ticket to run for the governorship and 53 various offices in the 2019 general polls.
According to Catoh, the state executives of the party and the aspirants had come to this resolution at a meeting held on the 26th of September.
The statement said it was part of efforts to ensure transparency, fairness and a level-playing ground for all the aspirants.
“The meeting of State Executive Committee of the People’s Democratic Party and members of the Party aspiring for State House of Assembly, House of Representatives, Senate and Governorship positions held on the 26th September, 2018, for a transparent, free and fair party primaries, the following resolutions were reached:
“Authentic delegates list will be given to all aspirants, at their level of contest before the election day; which will be verified by the aspirants on the day of the primaries before the commencement of the primaries.
“The aspirants will sign the back of the ballot papers, each, before the commencement of the exercise
“The party shall provide a venue and logistics for the primaries as agreed by the party and the aspirants, proper security arrangements will be provided by the party at the election venue.