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Convention: PDP screens 57 aspirants

16 August 2016, 18:23

Port Harcourt - The  Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention Screening Committee, Gabriel Suswam, has said the committee will screen 57 aspirants jostling for various positions in the party.

Suswam, a former Governor of Benue, made the information known in Port Harcourt on Monday at the commencement of the screening preparatory to the party`s national convention holding on Wednesday.

He said that the exercise was going on satisfactorily.

The committee has screened aspirants for the post of national chairman, including a former Deputy National Chairman of PDP,  Bode George.

The others are a former Minister of Education, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, and a former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi and PDP Lagos governorship candidate in 2015, Jimi Agbaje.

Also read: Court stops PDP convention

It was learnt that the aspirants pledged to accept the outcome of the convention as well as their loyalty to the party toward rebuilding it.

Other members of the Screening Committee are a former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, former Imo Governor Achike Udenwa, former Adamawa Governor, Boni Haruna, and a former Deputy President of the Senate Ibrahim Mantu.

Others are Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe and a former Minister of Women Affairs,  Josephine Anenih as well as Rivers Attorney General, Emmanuel Aguma, who is the Secretary



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