Olusola Saraki

Emergence of Saraki, Bala as consensus Candidates divides PDP, Northern elders

Emergence of Saraki, Bala as consensus Candidates divides PDP, Northern elders

The emergence of Former Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State as the preferred aspirants for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket has failed to achieve the desired outcome of presenting a united front against the ruling APC. Messrs Saraki and Mohammed, alongside Governor Aminu Tambuwal and Hayatu-Deen, had resolved to go into the consensus arrangement to reduce the number of aspirants going into the battle for the ticket. After weeks of moving around the country, the consensus arrangement, brokered by the former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, and announced by Ango Abdullahi, selected…
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Senator Saraki leads Lagos APC faction to PDP

Senator Saraki leads Lagos APC faction to PDP

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos under the aegis of the Lagos4Lagos on Saturday formally defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Former Senate President Bukola Saraki led the group into the party at a ceremony held in Lagos. The Lagos4Lagos movement under the leadership of Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, has been having a running battle with the APC leadership in the state. The group conducted parallel congresses during the ward, local government and state congresses of the APC recently. But the congresses conducted by the Jandor-led group were not recognised as the national…
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