PDP NEC approves zoning of national chairman to North

The Nation Working Committee (NEC) the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday approved the zoning the party’s next national chairman to the Northern part the country.

The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the outcome the NEC held in Abuja.

Ologbondiyan said that the NEC considered and adopted Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led Zoning Committee’s report, ahead the party’s national convention, scheduled for Oct. 30.

The committee had recommended that the current elective National Working Committee (NWC) positions in the party should swapped between the north and the south.

Ologbondiyan, however, clarified that what was approved was not about the executive and legislative positions in the 2023 general elections, but the elective positions for the fourthcoming convention.

Asked if the date for the national convention was still sacrosanct, Ologbondiyan said there was no contrary decision regarding the date the convention during the meeting.

“So far, nothing has been said to alter the date the convention, which is Oct. 30, ” Ologbondiyan said.

On the aspirants would start obtaining forms, Ologbondiyan said what was adopted was the recommendation zoning between the north and the south.

said that what was expected was for the regions to go and micro-zone the positions to the geopolitical zones, after which aspirants can start obtaining forms.

Ologbondiyan, however, said that the report Gov. Bala Mohammed committee on PDP performance in the last general elections would considered in another meeting the NEC.(NAN)