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PDP Convention: Makarfi, Okowa,Ishaku visit IBB


Ahead of the election convention slated for Saturday,National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ahmed Markarfi and the Chairman of the PDP National Elective Convention Committee, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa yesterday visited former military President Ibrahim Babangida at his Minna residence.

The duo came along with Taraba state Governor, Darius Ishaku, Senator Ben Obi and Senator Abdul Ningi.

They arrived the Minna International Airport at about 1pm and headed straight for the IBB’s Hilltop residence.

Reporters were barred from the meeting between the visitors and the former military leader.

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A source in Babagida’s house said Governor Okowa assured the elder statesman that all aspirants would be given a level playing field in a hitch-free convention.

After visiting Gen. Babangida,  the team visited Niger state Governor  Abubakar Sani Bello at the Government House in Minna.

They turned down reporters’ attempt to speak with them.

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