PDP Chair: Bode George withdraws from race

BODE GEORGE/PRESS-2/MY DOCUMENT/PHOTO FOLDER chief Bode George exchanges greetings with Joe Gazama SAN (right), Dele Adesina SAN and others during yesterday sitting at the lagos high court . pix 07 Chief Bode George on arrival at the lagos high court Ikeja yesterday in Lagos


Chairmanship aspirant from Lagos state, Chief Bode George, has withdrawn from the contest.

George’s cited the inability of the party to micro zone the office to the Southwest and “heavy monetisation of the contest” as his reasons for his withdrawal.

George, who took the decision last night, also said he withdrew on grounds of principle while noting that all offices of the party, except the office of the presidency should be micro zoned.

He demanded unreserved apology from Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state for insulting the people of the Yoruba race.

According to George, Wike had on national television challenged the Yoruba race for not winning elections for in the Southwest and questioning what the Yoruba race was bringing to the table.

He accused the National Caretaker Committee for skewing the in favour of Prince Uche Secondus.

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