Abuja - Former Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matters, Ahmed Gulak, has declared himself the substantive chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Punch reports.
Gulak made the pronouncement inside the National Working Committee Hall at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.
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He spoke in company of his loyalists, which included former Special Assistant to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe and a former Commissioner in Bayelsa State, Chief Ayakeme Whisky.
Gulak said he decided to take over the leadership of the party following the court order of December 16, 2015, which asked the party to name someone from the North-East to replace the former chairman of the party, Adamu Mu’azu.
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