As preparations heat up ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Convention slated for August 17, 2016, in Port-Harcourt, a member of the party’s Caretaker Committee, Kabir Usman, has resigned his membership.
Usman has indicated interest to contest for the post of PDP National Publicity Secretary.
Confirming the development in a statement on behalf of the Kogi Elders caucus, Pa Ibrahim Adama, said the office of the National Publicity Secretary is very demanding, thus, “the need for such a man like Barr. Kabir Usman, with pedigree and outstanding reputation to be put forward. Kogi state will make the nation and PDP proud with Barrister Kabir Usman as the next image maker and voice of the PDP.
“Barr. Kabir the former Legal Adviser of the PDP, North Central has adequately utilized his office and as a member of the Caretaker committee, he was able to carry the grassroot along by adequately informing the state elders and excos on the activities of the committee.
“This time, his successes in the past made him a more credible candidate and he is much more organized. The role he played in the caretaker committee once again exceeded expectations as he more than doubled his previous results, as the PDP’S North Central legal adviser.”
Adama added that “Barister Kabir played a very pivotal roled in PDP reclaiming its stolen mandates of two Senatorial seats, Kogi East and Central and has been on ground with the state PDP despite his Zonal and National assignment.
“Barr. Kabir represents a fresh start and the new voice for the PDP. His past is not questionable and blemish.”