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Wike heads PDP’s convention committee

04 April 2016, 15:09

Abuja - Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is to head the National Convention Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Chairman.

The Governor of Taraba State, Dairus Ishiaku will serve as Wike’s deputy while his counterpart in Ebonyi state, Dave Umahi will serve as secretary.

A statement on Sunday by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, said the committee would be inaugurated on Tuesday.

Also read: Sheriff plots coup against PDP leaders

The party's convention is scheduled to hold on May 21 in Port Harcourt

Other committees also to be inaugurated by on Tuesday include the Reconciliation Committee, which will be chaired by the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson.

Senator Ibrahim Mantu is to serve as deputy chairman of the Reconciliation committee.

The Finance Committee has Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo as chairman, while Senator Godswill Akpabio will serve as deputy.

The party has similarly set up a Zoning Committee, to be chaired by the Akwa- Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom with Kelechi Igwe as secretary.

The statement added that the committees will be inaugurated by the party’s National Chairman, Ali Modi-Sheriff at the Abuja national secretariat of the party.

- News 24


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