Dubbed the ‘PDP family dinner’, members of Nigeria’s ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) converged at the banquet hall of the presidential Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on Thursday night as part of activities marking the democracy day.
The 'PDP family dinner' which soon turned into a forum where leaders from various geo-political zones gave President Goodluck Jonathan the nod to contest for the 2015 presidential election.
The party leaders from the south west led by Chief Ebenezar Babatope, said they will continue to support the effort of the President, the north central leaders, led by Professfor Jerry Gana, said there was no need to change the winning team.
Ambassador Aminu Wali, spoke on behalf of the north west region, while Hajia Zeinab Meina, spoke for the north east and Senator Stella Omu from the south-south and they all enjoined the President to proceed and seek and another term.
Meanwhile the President hasn't decided whether he would seek re-election or not.
The chairman, PDP Board of Trustees’ Tony Aneni sued for automatic return for all PDP elected officials that have performed well and he called for peace in the PDP governors’ forum and discipline in the party.
For the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, this is the time to entrench democratic culture in the country and that can take place with harmony in the party and the executive and legislature.
Those at the dinner included PDP governors, Senators, House of Representative members, the national chairman of the party, state chairmen of the 36 states of the federation, elders of the party, as well as chairman of PDP’s board of trustees.
Conspicuously missing at the event though was former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, former military president, retired General Ibrahim Babangida and some top notch members of the party.
Headlines Newsview all
New reports have revealed that Senate President, Bukola Saraki's election results may have been forged by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Senate President ... Full story
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested Jide Omokore, owner of Atlantic Energy, who is said to be a business associate of former ... Full story
Colonel, Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations has released an official statement on the recent apprehension of one of the Boko Haram financiers ... Full story
Rate this article
- Big Time Prostitute Naked Pictures Leaks
- Shocking! INEC Forged Bukola Saraki's Senate Election Results (Evidence)
- Waje feat. Patoranking And Godwin Strings – Left for Good
'My woman My Everthing' crooner is currently receiving it hot on Instagram after he shared a lovely photo he snapped with a baby girl and ...
One half of P-Square group, Paul Okoye, is among millions of Nigerians who are frustrated with happenings in the country.Several Nigerians have wondered why the ...
Showbiz personality, Dayo Adeneye is presently in a celebration mood and the reason is not far-fetched.The handsome dude is celebrating his marriage of 17 years.Dayo, ...
Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has donated an undisclosed amount of money to the ailing former President of the Ghana Actors Guild, Odoi Mensah, Nigeriafilms.com has ...
Today, 6th of October marks the birthday of the self-acclaimed African rapper number one, Jude Abaga popularly called Mister Incredible,M.I. Chocolate City Chairman, M.I Abaga is ... Full story
Controversial Nollywood actress cum producer, Rukky Sanda is at her game again. Just a while ago, the ‘The Dark’ movie producer had a dirty fight ...
Nollywood star, Chioma Toplis may no longer be regular on the television screens like she used to in the past, but she has not abandoned ...
Reports reaching Nigeriafilms.com show that the Lagos office of Daily Independent newspapers has been put under lock and key.Employees of the media house are protesting ...
For those who know Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, very well, she is one lady that loves jewellery.She can hardly complete an outfit without complementing it ...