The South-East region of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has noted that it would only support a northern candidate for the 2019 presidency election.
The statement was issued by the Zonal Chairman of the SE PDP, Mr. Austin Umahi, on Sunday in Enugu.
According to Mr. Umahi, the SE zone only favoured the emergence of the party national chairman from the south and then agreed that president should be from the north.
“We are committed to the PDP zoning arrangement of president to the North and national party chairman to the South of Nigeria. He said
“We mandate our governors, zonal chairman and national assembly leaders to liaise with other zones to reach an understanding in respect of the next national chairman of our party,” he added