November 21, 2014

Press Statement

PDP NWC’s Resolution on Adamawa, Ebonyi Excos

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at its 392nd meeting reviewed the state of the party in Adamawa and Ebonyi states in the light of the appeals and interventions of critical stakeholders together with remorse demonstrated by the Executives and resolves accordingly;

(a) Commits the dissolution of the Adamawa and Ebonyi State Executives Committees to the one-month suspension of the authors of the offensive publications, in particular Chief Joel Madaki, State Chairman and Barr. A. T. Shehu, Secretary of the party in Adamawa state; Uche Ali Ega, State Secretary and Amaechi Oken, State Organizing Secretary of the party in Ebonyi state and one Mr. Ben Akpa.

(b) Accordingly, the Caretaker Committees earlier set up for the party in Adamawa and Ebonyi states are recalled.

(c) The Deputy State Chairman of the Party in Adamawa State, Jingi Rufai is to serve as Acting Chairman while Fatai Ornah will be Acting Secretary.

(d) In Ebonyi State, Onwe Joseph Onwe is to serve as Acting Chairman and Simon Anyigor is to serve as Acting Secretary.

Furthermore the NWC has cancelled the ward congresses in Lagos, Cross River and Oyo states. Repeat ward congresses in the three states will hold on Monday, November 24, 2014.

In the case of Cross River, all suspensions by the state chapter have been lifted and all members of the party in the state are now free to participate in all party activities including our congresses.


Olisa Metuh
National Publicity Secretary

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