By Eric Elezuo
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to conduct a free, fair and transparent primaries to determine who flies the party’s flag in the 2019 Presidential Election.
Dr. Saraki was speaking at the PDP headquarters in Abuja when he came to submit up his nomination form. He expressed his desire to see that the red, green and white flag of the party is hoisted at the seat of power come 2019.
The presidential hopeful, who made the call Monday shortly after submitting the Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms to run for the Office of the President on the platform of the PDP also ruled out a consensus option, saying it is not an issue for the 12 aspirants.
Saraki was accompanied to the PDP headquarters by his long-term political associate, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, Director General, Saraki Presidential Campaign Council, Honourable Mohammed Wakil, former Presidential aide, Dr. Doyin Okupe, the lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye among others.