Nigeria’s major opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied postponement of its governorship primary billed for 30 September (today).
Spokesman for the party Kola Ologbondiyan described information that the PDP had moved the primaries as rumours and urged members of the public to disregard it.
He said, “The attention of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has just been drawn to rumour making the rounds that the PDP scheduled gubernatorial primary has been postponed.
“The PDP wishes to inform all delegates, members of our great party and aspirants for the gubernatorial election that the scheduled date for the primary remains Sunday, September 30, 2018.”
He also noted in a statement that the primary dates for Lagos, Kano and Imo states, which had been postponed, would be announced soon.