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2011: PDP may use probation period to bar Atiku

There are indications that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar may not have a soft landing in the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The hawks in the party who may not feel comfortable with his return may exploit Article 8 of the party’s constitution to prevent him from contesting the primary election for the party’s presidential ticket. Article 8 of the party’s constitution stipulates that a returning member of the party either by reason of suspension or resignation will be on probation ...
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Added April 18, 2010
from Businessday Nigeria