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PDP convention: Screening of candidates begins on Monday

15 August 2016, 12:11

Port Harcourt - Ahead of Wednesday’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fi, the party will on Monday commence screening of aspirants for various offices to be contested during the exercise.

In a statement issued on Sunday by the Chairman of the National Convention Committee and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, the party asked all aspirants to present themselves to the screening committee with their original certificates, original nomination forms and photocopies.

The statement signed by the Chairman, Publicity Sub-Committee, Onyema Ugochukwu, said the party also summoned all aspirants to a meeting with the national convention committee on Monday.

Also read: PDP convention will hold despite court order says Wike

According to the party’s programme of activities, screening of aspirants is to take place in Port Harcourt on August 15, while the appeal committee would entertain complaints as from August 16.

The statement read: “All aspirants are to present themselves to the screening committee with their original certificates, original nomination form and set of photocopies.

“There shall be a meeting of all aspirants with the national convention leadership today at Government House, Port Harcourt. by 8p.m. prompt.”

- News 24


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