Peter Obi visits UK Prime Minister’s residence

Presidential aspirant, Peter Obi, on Monday, was at the residence of the UK Prime Minister, No. 10 Downing Street.

He shared photos from the visit on Twitter, saying, “I just arrived at No.10 Downing Street, London, for a meeting. Ran into Lord Marland of Odstock—full of warmth as usual.

Obi is visting the UK ahead of his party’s Presidential primaries, details of his meeting was not made public, meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said only elected delegates will vote at the coming primaries and national convention.

This is in accordance with the provision of Section 84(8) of the Electoral Act, 2022, the National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature, said in a statement on Saturday.

The announcement comes about a week after the National Assembly amended the section to allow statutory delegates vote at party’s meetings, congresses and conventions.

These statutory delegates include presidents, governors and lawmakers.

During the speedy consideration and passage of the amendment bill, the lawmakers had said the existing section was an error that should be corrected.

Although both chambers of the legislature had passes and transmitted the proposed amendments to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, the president has yet to do so.

%d bloggers like this: