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PDP Zonal Congresses, NWC Left Out Southwest, Constitutes Screening Committee For Northwest


In an affirmation that, there will not be a party zonal congress in Southwest on Saturday 10th, April, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has left out Southwest Zone in its preparation for Saturday zonal congresses.

In what is expected for zones preparing for congresses, the NWC only

constituted a screening committee for its aspirants for only the North-West Zonal Executive Committee positions.


A statement by the PDP National Organising Secretary, retired Col. Austin Akobundu, in Abuja on Wednesday, said that the committee for the Northwest would be chaired by Alhaji Shehu Agaie.

Akobundu said that the NWC also approved the nomination of Alhaji Baba Iyali as Secretary, while Sen. Grace Bent, Hon. Nura Amadi and Dr Danladi Abdul-Hameed are members.

According to him, the screening exercise will hold on Thursday, April 8, at the party’s Zonal Headquarters, Kaduna, Kaduna State.