Thursday, 26 May 2022

BREAKING: 4 PDP Southern Aspirants Withdraws From C'River Guber Race

As the People's Democratic Party begins the process of electing a candidate that will fly the party's flag during the 2023 gubernatorial elections, four out of the Nine aspirants from the South have withdrawn from the race. 

The withdrawal which took place admits party delegate accreditation exercise has been welcomed by many Southern Stakeholders as they believe it further brightens the chances of the south to pick the party's ticket. 

According to sources, the aspirants who withdrew from the race are Sir Arthur Jarvis, Hon. Amb. Nkoyo Toyo, Barr Efiok Cobham and Engr. Coco Bassey.

When Contacted, Amb. Nkoyo Toyo informed our correspondent that she is very much in the race and haven't stepped down. 
"Please I haven't stepped down, I am still very much in the race, Please I want you to let the whole world to know that I haven't stepped down. Even if I don't have the N1m they are giving per delegate, but I have delegates who are willing to vote for me with or without money, Nobody can come and steal my delegate."

For Sir Arthur Jarvis, his DG informed that they are at the venue of the primary election and waiting to be voted for. Giving the impression that they are still in the race. Although he refused to come out plain. 

Spokesman to Efiok Cobham who didn't want to be mentioned informed that his principal has indeed stepped down but will address the press soon. 

We couldn't reach out to Engr. Coco Bassey as at press time.