The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) is set to hold strategic talks with Former President Goodluck Jonathan ahead of the 2023 Presidential Elections.
This was made known by the Chairman of the PDP BoT, Senator Walid Jibrin.
The BoT is also set to meet with presidential aspirants of the party which include, a former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido; a former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki; a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso; another former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa; a former Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo; a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs between 2013 and 2015, Tanimu Turaki; a former member representing the Zaria Federal Constituency in Kaduna State, Datti Baba-Ahmed; a former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang.
The PDP BoT chairman said the board would also meet with a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Aliyu Gusau, who was also the National Security Adviser from May 29, 1999 to June 1, 2006; a former PDP Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi; the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, other members of the PDP Governors’ Forum, including their Chairman, Seriake Dickson.
Speaking to the Punch on Tuesday, Jibrin said the meeting to initiated to solidify and position the party to recapture power at the federal level in 2023.
He stated that the party wants to re-launch itself to power as the greatest party in Africa.
Jibrin also disclosed that some members of the BoT had visited the PDP presidential candidate for the February 23, 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, as part of the consultations.