Abuja - The National Working Committee of the
People's Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed the state congress in Edo State.
The party said a new date will be announced in due
This was disclosed in the resolution of the NWC meeting
held at the party secretariat in Abuja, signed by National Publicity Secretary,
He said the National Working Committee also considered
the report of the Senator Ike
Ekweremadu-led Party Post-Election Review Committee and the general state of
"The NWC hereby announces the postponement of the
rescheduled state congresses in Edo State. A new date will be announced in due
course," Metuh said.
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He said the NWC commended the Ekweremadu-led PDP
Post-Election Review Committee for the successful review of the performance of
the party in the 2015 general elections and the recommendations for effective
The PDP suffered defeat by the All Progressives Congress
at the polls.
Metuh said the NWC accepted the report of the
Post-Election Review Committee in good faith.
He noted mistakes and lapses of successive leadership
organs of the party and resolves that the report and recommendations of the PDP
Post-Election Review Committee would first be tabled before the National Caucus
of the party on Tuesday next week.
Metuh said the NWC also affirms that the rebuilding
process, which began with the inauguration of the Senator Ekweremadu-led
Committee, was on course.
"All party members are urged to remain committed to
the course of returning the party to power at the centre in 2019." - CAJ