Abuja – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples` Democratic Party (PDP) has ratified the readmission of Mr. Ayo Fayose, former Ekiti State Governor, into the party.
This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr Olisa Metuh, the party`s National Publicity Secretary.
The decision, according to the statement, which takes effect from Sept. 14, was reached at the end of the 315th regular meeting of the party`s NWC.
The NWC also approved a waiver for Fayose in line with the provision of the party`s constitution with effect from Sept. 14, 2011.
“By this action, Fayose is cleared to enjoy all rights and privileges of a member of the PDP without let or hindrance.’’
The NWC also approved the constitution of a National Campaign Committee for the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State.
The 32-member committee of eminent Nigerians, has Vice President Namadi Sambo as Chairman while the party`s National Legal Adviser, Mr. Victor Kwon, would serve as the Secretary.
“The committee shall be inaugurated by the National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, in due course.’’ the statement added. (NAN)