Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki/Photo: Pointblank

The Kwara State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Shittu, has disclosed that Senate President Bukola Saraki may emerge the Kwara Central senatorial candidate of the party.

Concise News had reported that the Senate President contested for the presidential ticket of the PDP, losing to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

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Punch learnt that although a candidate for Kwara Central Senatorial district, whose name was not disclosed, had emerged through consensus means, arrangements could still be made for Saraki to become the PDP Kwara Central Senatorial District candidate and his name submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission before the period for submission of candidates closes on Monday.

It was further learnt that arrangement had been activated to fly back to Ilorin the Kwara PDP delegates who went to Port Harcourt for the party’s presidential primary.

According to findings, after the arrival of the delegates, Saraki would be formally presented as the party’s senatorial candidate for Kwara Central.

Shittu said: “If he (Saraki) so wishes, there are procedures of doing that. We have affirmed somebody through consensus.

“Since tomorrow is the last date for the submission of candidates, there is the possibility of him emerging this night (Sunday). It is still possible.”