Abuja - The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ratified the proposal to hold the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The convention will take place on May 21 when the tenure of the National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, will come to an end with the election of a new members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC).
The decision to take the convention to Port Harcourt was part of the resolutions reached at the 69th NEC of the party, which took place at its national secretariat in Abuja, on Monday.
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A communiqué issued at the end of the meeting approved the time-table for the party’s congresses to commence on Saturday, April 23 to culminate in the National Convention on Saturday, May 21.
The communique signed by Sheriff and National Secretary of the party, Prof. Adewale Oladipo also said NEC has approved the setting up of four special committees to prepare for the national convention.
The committees are national convention committee, reconciliation committee, zoning committee and finance committee.
- News 24