The northern leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have picked Senator Iyorchia Ayu as their consensus candidate for the party’s chairmanship position zoned to the region.

This comes after the PDP leaders held a consensus meeting in Bauchi on Wednesday ahead of the party’s national convention.

The decision of the stakeholders was announced by the Governor of Adamawa state Ahmadu Fintiri at the end of a consultative meeting that was held at the Bauchi State government lodge in Abuja.

Governor Fintiri said all the other aspirants for the position of national chairman agreed with the choice of a consensus candidate and have all thrown their weight behind Iyorcha Ayu to ensure he emerges the preferred choice at the party’s national convention scheduled to hold on the 30th and 31st of October in Abuja.

Senator Iyorcha Ayu who is now the Presumptive nominee of the North for the position of national chairman accepted the nomination and promised to pull together all interest groups within the party and ensure it is positioned on the course of victory at the 2023 general election.