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PDP shelves national conference plans

18 September 2015, 13:01

Abuja - The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended all activities pertaining to the committee on the proposed National Conference.

PDP National Secretary Prof. Adewale Oladipo, said the decision to suspend the event is to create room for further consultations and exhaustive consideration by critical stakeholders, of the report of the party Post Election Assessment Committee.

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, heads the committee whose report is due for submission this month.

“The NWC directs that all activities of the said committee on the proposed PDP National Conference be put on hold forthwith,” said Oladipo.

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He said while the national leadership noted and appreciated the eagerness, commitment and dedication of our leaders and members in the rebuilding of the party, they had also noted the need to allow proper consideration of the report of the Senator Ekweremadu-led Post Election Assessment Committee accordingly.

He said this was especially so as the highest elected PDP member in the nation led the committee.

He said the consideration of the report of the PDP Post Election Assessment Committee will include inputs from members of PDP leadership organs, including PDP Governors’ Forum, PDP National Assembly Caucus, Board of Trustees, National Caucus, NWC and the National Executive Committee immediately upon receipt of the report.

Oladipo reassured that in the final composition of all the committees to be inaugurated by the leadership of the party in due course.

“All critical stakeholders will be consulted and all necessary interests accommodated,” Oladipo said.

- CAJ News


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