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June 4, 2022

PDP reschedules congresses  in Lagos, Imo, Benue, Katsina States

Battle in Imo PDP over ward congress

By John Alechenu, Abuja

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved fresh primaries for the election of candidates for National and State Assembly seats.

This was contained in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the party,

Hon. Debo Ologunagba , in Abuja, on Saturday.

He said, “After very careful deliberations on the reports of the Electoral and Appeal Panels on the Congresses of our Party in Lagos, Imo, Benue and Katsina States, the NWC has approved repeat primaries in the following Federal and State Constituencies for the purpose of nominating our Candidates for the 2023 general elections as follows:

Sunday, June 5, 2022

1. Ahiazu State Constituency of Imo State

2. Orsu State Constituency of Imo State

3. Musawa State Constituency of Katsina State

4. Dandume State Constituency of Katsina State

5. Zango State Constituency of Katsina State

6. Oru East/Orsu/Orlu Federal Constituency of Imo State

7. Kwande/Ushongo Federal Constituency of Benue State

Monday, June 6, 2022

1. Lagos State House of Representatives Primaries

    (24 Federal Constituencies)“

The statement further read, “Furthermore, Kaduna Central Senatorial District of Kaduna State, Enugu West Senatorial Districts of Enugu State as well as Boki/Ikom Federal Constituency and Yakuur II State Constituency, both of Cross River State earlier scheduled for Saturday June 4, 2022 have been cancelled.

The  party enjoined all members in the affected States to  take note.