*zone ticket to Niger North (C) zone
In view of the intentions from the other senatorial zones in Niger State for the governorship race, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved to go by the zoning arrangement and has zoned governorship seat to Niger North senatorial district (Zone C) for 2019 election. At the end of the expanded executive council meeting of the party in the state yesterday, they resolved that the zoning in the forthcoming elections was sacrosanct.
The meeting presided over by the state party chairman, Barr Tanko Beji, resolved that any candidate from either Niger South or East Senatorial Zone (Zone A or B) will not be supported by the party.
The chairman of the party has told the meeting that aspirants from other zones have indicated interest but for Justice and fairness to each of the three zones in the state, the Niger North should be allowed for the governorship ticket.