PDP Makes U-Turn On Adamawa, Ebonyi Excos

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  said Friday that  after its     its 392nd meeting,  it has reviewed the state of the party in Adamawa and Ebonyi  states.This came on the heels  of ” the appeals and interventions of critical  stakeholders together with remorse demonstrated by the Executives,” the party said

Consequently, the party announced  some remarkable u-turn on its earlier decisions on the Adamawa and Ebonyi excos.

A statement by Olisa Metuh,party spokesman  said PDP  resolved  to        Commit “ the dissolution of the Adamawa and Ebonyi State Executives  Committees to the one-month suspension of the authors of the offensive  publications, in particular Chief Joel Madaki, State Chairman and Barr.  A. T. Shehu, Secretary of the party in Adamawa state; Uche Ali Ega,  State Secretary and Amaechi Oken, State Organizing Secretary of the  party in Ebonyi state and one Mr. Ben Akpa.

Also “the Caretaker Committees earlier set up for the party  in Adamawa and Ebonyi states are recalled.

Metuh who made the announcement in a statement  also said “The Deputy State Chairman of the Party in Adamawa State, Jingi Rufai  is to serve as Acting Chairman while Fatai Ornah will be Acting  Secretary.

“ In Ebonyi State, Onwe Joseph Onwe is to serve as Acting Chairman and  Simon Anyigor is to serve as Acting Secretary.

“Furthermore” the party said “ the NWC has cancelled the ward congresses in Lagos, Cross  River and Oyo states. Repeat ward congresses in the three states will  hold on Monday, November 24, 2014.

“In the case of Cross River, all suspensions by the state chapter have  been lifted and all members of the party in the state are now free to  participate in all party activities including our congresses” ,PDP said.

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