Lokoja - The Kogi chapter of PDP has
inaugurated its new executive council with Mr Sam Uhuotu as the Chairman.
Uhuotu, who was inaugurated alongside other newly elected
executive members of the party in Lokoja on Friday, was elected at a party
congress on Thursday.
Other executive members are Mr Ranti Abenemi as Deputy
Vice-Chairman, a former state Chairman of the defunct ANPP, Mr Farouk Yahaya,
as Secretary, and Mr John Ebosogo as Legal Adviser.
Also elected were Mr Alfred Bello as the Treasurer, Mr Jude
Sule., Financial Secretary, Mr Bode Ogunmola, Publicity Secretary, and Mrs
Margaret Fabiyi as Woman Leader.
The oath of office was administered on the new executive
members by the Legal Adviser of the party in the North Central, Mr Kabiru
Inaugurating the new state PDP executives, the PDP
Vice-Chairman in the North Central zone, Alhaji Yusuff Ayitogo, urged them to
start work immediately so that the party could win the coming governorship
election in the state.
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He urged the new chairman to be open and transparent in his
dealings with members of the party as much was expected from them.
Responding, Ohuotu promised to provide quality and
responsible leadership and appealed to other members of the executive to join
him in efforts to take the party to greater heights.
He also appealed for the support of the elders and leaders
of the party for his executive council so that the party could win the
governorship election, scheduled for Nov. 21.
The state governor , Mr Idris Wada, in his remarks, said the
new executive was coming at a critical period in the life of the party and
urged them to come with strategies and ideas that could match the growing
influence of APC in the state.
He also urged the new chairman to reconcile all aggrieved
members of the party and commended them for their peaceful conduct during the
Wada also stressed the need for the party to regularly hold
meetings at state, local government and ward levels to ensure peace and give
all members a sense of belonging. (NAN)