PDP Appoints Adamawa Governor Convention Committee Chairman
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri its convention committee chairman.
This was part of the decisions reached on Thursday at the party’s 93rd National Executive Committee (NEC), which was held at its national secretariat in Abuja.
PDP national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, who read the communiqué at the end of the meeting said, “NEC approved Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, the governor of Adamawa State as chairman, 2021 National Convention Organising Committee.
“Senator Douye Diri, the governor of Bayelsa State is the deputy chairman of the committee, while Engr Seyi Makinde, the governor of Oyo State is to serve as secretary.”
On the zoning committee, he said, “NEC approved Rt Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the governor of Enugu state as Chairman of the zoning committee.
“Dr Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue State is deputy chairman and Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Mohammed is secretary of the committee”.
He added that NEC charged the committees to work hard to ensure the successful conduct of the national convention.
Ologbondiyan added that NEC received the report of the Senator David Mark-led committee, which is intervening in certain issues relating to the leadership challenges in the party.
“The David Mark committee assured that efforts are on to resolve all court matters”, he added.
The committee was set up to mediate in the legal tussle between Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and the national chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus.
“NEC thanked Nigerians for the confidence they repose in the PDP and for the solidarity and support they have collectively shown our party at this trying time,” Ologbondiyan said.