Ahead of the April 23 congresses of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the country, the national leadership of the party has exempted Kogi, Ondo and Edo states from the exercise. The national publicity secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, who disclosed this yesterday in a statement also announced a new caretaker committee for Yobe State chapter of the party headed by Alhaji Mohammed El-Yakub and Alhaji Bello Mahmud Jamaare as secretary.
The statement stated that, “In view of the resolve of the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to enthrone and sustain internal democracy within our fold, and in line with the decision of the National Executive Committee (NEC) on the exemption of states with on-going congresses as well as non-contentious states from the forthcoming congresses, the National Working Committee (NWC) hereby announces that only three (3) states, namely; Kogi, Ondo and Edo states are exempted from the congresses.
“Accordingly, the remaining 33 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) will be involved in elective congresses starting on Saturday, April 23, 2016.”
Meanwhile, the NWC has announced a new Caretaker Committee for Yobe state.
“The new Caretaker Committee has Alhaji Mohammed El-Yakub as Chairman and Alhaji Bello Mahmud Jamaare as Secretary.
“Other members are Alhaji Abba Gana Tata, Mallam Hassan Ibn Jaks, Hon. Kachallah Mai Hassan, Hon. Mohammed Kadai, Mamu, Alhaji Mohammed, Alhaji Hassan Adamu and Mrs. Zainab Boni Haruna.”
2016 Congresses: PDP Exempts Kogi, Ondo, Edo
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