A combined total of seventeen presidential aspirants will be screened by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today in Abuja, ahead the party’s primaries slated for May 28 and 29.
The PDP had inaugurated a nine-man committee chaired by former Senate President, David Mark to screen the aspirants.
Other members of the PDP presidential screening committee include Chief Celestine Omehia; Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN); Dr Olusegun Mimiko; Edward Ashiekaa (SAN), and Mrs Hilda Makanto.
The screening exercise is billed to hold at the PDP presidential campaign headquarters, otherwise known as Legacy House.
Frontline aspirants vying for the PDP presidential ticket are Atiku Abubakar (Adamawa), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal (Sokoto), Bukola Saraki (Kwara), Anyim Pius Anyim (Ebonyi), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Nyesom Wike (Rivers) and Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom).
Others are Peter Obi (Anambra), Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti), Nwachukwu Anakwenze (Anambra), Dele Momodu (Edo), Mohammed Hayatu-Deen (Borno), Sam Ohuabunwa (Imo), Cosmos Ndukwe (Abia), Charles Ugwu (Enugu), Chikwendu Kalu (Abia) and Oliver Tareila Diana.