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PDP lawmakers meet over state of party

16 May 2016, 18:31

Abuja - Federal lawmakers elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will on Monday meet to deliberate on the crisis rocking the party which has threatened the forth-coming national convention of the party.

A press statement jointly signed by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio and his counterpart in the House of Representatives, Hon. Leo Ogor, disclosed that the joint meeting of the lawmakers would hold at the House of Representatives’ complex, Abuja.

Also read: PDP splits into two factions

The sole agenda of the meeting would be the review of the state of the party against the backdrop of the forth-coming national convention of the party.

The party has been polarized into two camps with some ex-governors and other stakeholders leading a faction of the party different from that led by former Borno governor, Ali Modu Sheriff.

The breakaway group is labelled, Concerned PDP Stakeholders Steering Committee.

- News 24


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