PDP convention: 3500 delegates vote for 75 aspirants

The ruling party is holding its convention on Saturday.

About 3500 delegates are expected to vote at the Special National Convention of the PDP on Saturday at the Eagle Square in Abuja.

The Chairman of the Publicity sub-committee of the National Convention Committee, Emeka Ihedioha, who disclosed this to journalists in Abuja on Friday, said the delegates will vote at 146 voting points and will start by 10 a.m.

The number of voting point is high in order to hasten the process, he said.

Mr. Ihedioha, who is the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, said all the 17 positions will be voted for irrespective of the number of aspirants vying for the positions. He said only the position of the National Secretary will not be contested.

The lawmaker said that some respectable Nigerians would be invited to compere the event.

A total of 75 aspirants are vying for the 17 available positions.

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