Zoning: PDP Committee Submits Report To NWC

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

The committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sort out the issue of zoning has submitted its report to the party’s National Working Committee.

VANTAGE NEWS learnt that the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led committee report was submitted by its Secretary, the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, in Abuja, on Monday in a short ceremony held at the Legacy House.

A source to The Punch that the report made recommendations after making wide consultations.

The source said, “Gusau and other members of the committee who was received by the Acting National Chairman, Yemi Akinwonmi, explained that the committee’s recommendation was a product of wide consultations with party members across board.

“He explained that members also took into consideration the fact that the party was determined to win the 2023 general elections and that the mandate given to the committee was to zone party offices and not the Presidency.

“The party in his response, our acting National Chairman, Yemi Akinwonmi said, ‘Nigerians are waiting for the outcome of this report’ because it has the potential of making or marring this party, he also said all sections of the Nigerian society were represented in the committee.

“He also promised on behalf of the NWC to present the report to the National Executive Committee for further action.”

The committee report is expected to be ratified on Thursday during an emergency meeting called by the party’s NEC.
The PDP NEC has scheduled an

VANTAGE NEWS had reported that part of the recommendation made by the committee was that the northerners and southerners swap current positions at the party.

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This means that the party’s chairmanship position will go to a northerner while the secretary goes down south.


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