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Ahead of the congress of the congress in Anmabra State, the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday appointed the former Kaduna State Governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi as Chairman Anambra Local Government Area Congresses Appeal Committee.
PDP National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, disclosed that the committee is to consider appeals arising from the conduct of the Local Government Area Congresses in Anambra State.
The party also appointed Amb. Sen. Umar El-Gash as secretary.
Other members of the committee are; Dame Dr Esther Uduehi, Chief Danladi Sunday, Barr. Paul Abu, Mr Mike Ahumibe and Hajiya Fatima Saleh.
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According to the statement which was made available to The Eastern Updates, the exercise is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, March 01, 2022, at the PDP National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja.
The Eastern Updates had earlier reported that in preparation for the upcoming congresses of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra state scheduled for Saturday, February 19, 2022, to Saturday, March 5, 2022, the National Working Committee, NWC, had earlier directed that any member of the caretaker committee at any level interested in contesting any position during the congresses to tender his or resignation immediately.
The directive was contained in a statement signed by the party’s national organizing secretary, Hon. Umar Bature.
The statement said such resignation would ‘ensure a level playing field for all contestants.’
It further stressed that for purposes of verification, all resignation letters are to be directed to the office of the national organizing secretary, adding that failure by such aspirants to adhere to the resignation directives renders his or her contest invalid.
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