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PDP holds 75th NEC meeting, non-elective natl convention Aug. 12

Nigeria’s major opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is set to hold its 75th National Executive Council, NEC, meeting and special non-elective National convention on Friday and Saturday the 11th and 12th of August, 2017.

In statements signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye and Senator Abdul Ningi, the party said while the NEC meeting would hold on the 11th of August at the party’s Zonal Secretariat, Plot 1970 Michael Okpara Street, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja by 6:00pm, its non-elective national convention would hold on 12th August 2017 at Eagle Square, Central Business District, Abuja by 10: am.

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While members of the party’s NEC and delegates to the convention, among others are enjoined to attend both events unfailingly, the party said, in preparations for the coming governorship election in Anambra state,  it’s national caretaker committee has equally approved the nomination of some Ad-hoc ward candidates for the nomination of a governorship candidate for the party in the Anambra election.

According to the party, the following candidates, dates and venues have been approved to serve in the various categories in preparation for the Anambra election.

  1. Screening Committee
  2. Adamu Maina Waziri –  Chairman
  3. Hon. Moshood Salvador –  Member
  4. Prof. Stella Atoe            –        “
  5. Sen. Zahabu Yau –        “
  6. Zonal Secretary –  Member Secretary

Date: Wednesday August 9, 2017.

Venue: National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja

  1. Screening Appeal Pannel
  2. Sen. Bob Effiong –   Chairman
  3. Dr. Akilu Indabawa –   Member
  4. Hon. Garba Dahiru –         “
  5. Mrs. Remi Kuku –         “
  6. Amb. Fidelia Njeze –         “
  7. Chief Austin Umahi –        “
  8. Dr. Eddy Olafeso –       “
  9. Elder Emmanuel Ogidi –       “
  10. Sen. Ibrahim Kazaure –       “
  11. Amb. Emmanuel Njiwa –       “
  12. Hon. Theophilus Daka Shau –       “
  13. Barr. Kabiru Usman –       “

Date:     Sunday August 13, 2017

Venue:  National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja

  1. Electoral Committee for 3 Ad-hoc Ward Congress
  2. Prof Jerry Gana –        Chairman
  3. Sen. Biodun Olujimi –         Member
  4. Sen. Bala Tafidu –              “
  5. Amb. Esther Audu –              “
  6. Barr. Ibrahim Jalo –          Member/ Secretary

Date: Monday August 14, 2017

Venue: State Party Secretariat, Anambra State.

  1. Electoral Appeal Panel For 3 Ad-Hoc Ward Congresses
  2. Senator Adophus Wabara –          Chairman
  3. Haj. Zainab Maina –          Member
  4. Ndubuisi Nwigwe –          Member/Secretary

Date: Wednesday August 16, 2017

Venue: State Party Secretariat, Anambra State

  1. Electoral Committee For State Congress (Governorship Primary)
  2. H. E. Dave Umahi –         Chairman
  3. Yusuf Shehu Makarfi –         Member
  4. Hon. Reuben Onyia –                “
  5. Haj. Ayisatu Hashidu –               “
  6. Barr. Eyitayo Jegede, SAN –               “

Date: Saturday August 19, 2017

Venue: State Party Secretariat, Anambra State

  1. Appeal Panel

National Caretaker Committee

Date: Wednesday August 23, 2017

Venue: National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja


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