Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa state introduced this on Thursday, October 14, 2021, after a collection of conferences by stakeholders of the celebration.
Ayu was reported to have been chosen after a former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shema and Senator Abdul Ningi have been requested prevailed upon to step down.
Speaking on Ayu’s emergence, Fintiri mentioned “There is not any vanquished, there isn’t a victor on this assembly, all of us got here out united.”
“Out of the three northern candidates that each one the three zones produced, the candidates themselves, within the spirit of unity and togetherness, within the spirit of making certain that PDP emerges and advantages from our efforts in order that we will win the 2023 common election, distinguished senator Iyorchia Ayu has emerged as a consensus candidate of the north.
“With this, we’re absolutely ready, we’re prepared. We will probably be speaking with our colleagues from different elements of the nation, particularly the south, that they see causes for this consensus candidate and provides us help in the course of the conference of PDP.
“All of them have been immensely certified however by way of dialogue and reconciliation, we now have emerged with a consensus record that was endorsed by the candidates themselves. There was no election and there was no choice.”
In his response, Ayu promised to work with celebration stakeholders to allow the PDP defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the 2023 presidential election.
He mentioned, “The PDP will probably be again with its successful methods. We will work tirelessly after the conference to rebuild the celebration to take over energy to rebuild the nation.”
“I imagine all Nigerians missed the PDP authorities. Our 16 years moved the nation ahead. We intend to work along with all of the leaders, not solely within the north, however throughout the nation to reposition this nation to the subsequent era of Nigerians.”
The PDP chairmanship election is scheduled for October 30 and 31.