PDP holds convention, extends Makarfi’s tenure

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has extended the tenure of the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee by four months.

The extension was approved by delegates from the country’s 36 states and the FCT at the 2017 Convention held in Eagle Square, Abuja.

The convention also approved a recommendation for the dissolution of the state executive committee in Anambra,as well as those of all the local governments and wards in the state. Governorship election will be held in the state in November.

In the same vein, the convention approved the dissolution of the state executive committees in Adamawa, Borno, Kebbi, Kwara, Osun, Lagos and Ogun states.

Caretaker committees proposed by the NCC for all the states were also approved.