From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
Former Speaker of Niger State House of assembly, Musa Ma’ali has emerged the acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state after the official exit of Alhaji Mahmud Abdulrahman Enagi who resigned to contest for the senatorial seat at the forth coming elections.
Ma’ali’s emergence came after the state PDP stakeholders meeting yesterday at the party secretariat in Minna in which the Governor Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu was in attendance.
The meeting, according to report discussed a lot of issues concerning the party which include the zoning arrangement of the party that tops the agenda. It was resolved that zoning arrangements of the three senatorial zones as well that of state level by the party be documented henceforth to avoid future arguments and misunderstanding so as to have easy rotation of positions for peace to reign in the party and the state polity.
During the meeting the executive committee set up by the party led by Professor Abdullah, a former minister of agriculture, on the problems in zone A, after Niger south senatorial zone presented their report before the executives which advised that documentation of the zoning arrangement was crucial to avoid controversies recorded, even as the report was to be studied for proper implementation.
The publicity secretary of the party, Alhaji Mohammad Saba while briefing journalists after the meeting said that already in zone A, Senator Kure, Dr J K Saba and Alhaji Abdulrahman Mahmud Enagi had purchased senatorial tickets, that the party had concluded that no candidate will be allowed to serve more than three times as this could be the last time for Senator Kure if she wins but if she fails and a new entrance wins they are to serve for two tenure, stressing that that was the new position of the party.