Press statement released today by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, regarding the resignation of the National Chairman of the party Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu.
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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at its 399thmeeting today, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 received and accepted the voluntary resignation of the National Chairman of our great party Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu. Consequently, in line with the provisions of sections 45 (2) of the PDP constitution, the Deputy National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus acts in place of the National Chairman pending a replacement from the North East zone.
On the correct position of the status of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, the NWC will make its position public tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, 2015.
Furthermore, the NWC expressed complete confidence of the party in the National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh and commended him for his outstanding performance, exemplary commitment and sacrifices, particularly in the ways and manner with which he conducts the affairs of the Publicity Directorate in projecting the positive image of the party and its government.
Meanwhle, the NWC has set up a seven-man disciplinary committee headed by Chief Micheal Addul with members comprising of Chief Mike Ogiadohme, Senator Teslim Folarin, Dr. Akilu Indabawa, Dr. Hassan Kafayas, Barr Nonye Nwangwu while Barr. Tony Caesar Okeke serves as Secretary. The Committee will be inaugurated on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the National Secretariat.
Finally, the NWC called for calm and the understanding of all members and other critical stakeholders including the media at this time of reengineering process in our great party while directing any member with genuine grievance to channel such through the appropriate organs.
Prof. Adewale Oladipo