Rivers PDP recalls suspended local govt party chairmen


By Abdallah el-Kurebe, Editor

The Rivers state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lifted the suspension of 16 local government chairmen of the party.

A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to State PDP Chairman, Jerry Needam made available to Newsdiaryonline said the party announced the recall after the State Executive Committee meeting in Port Harcourt Tuesday.

The affected Local Government Council chairmen include: Abua-Odual, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Akuku-Toru, Andoni, Bonny, Degema, Eleme, Emohua, Khana, Obio/Akpor, Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni, Okrika, Omuma, Opobo/Nkoro and Oyigbo.

The State chairman, Felix Obuah thanked the deputy chairmen of the affected local government councils for effectively taking charge of their respective council chapters while the suspension lasted. 

Recall that the State Executive Committee of the PDP in an emergency meeting Thursday, April 18, at the State Party Secretariat approved the indefinite suspension of the 16 Local Government Council Party Chairmen.