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VIDEO: PDP Inaugurates New National Chairman, 20 NWC Members


Nigeria’s principal opposition occasion, the Peoples Democratic Party has sworn in a brand new National Working (*20*) (NWC) to pilot the affairs of the occasion for the subsequent 4 years.

PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, and 20 different members of the NWC had been sworn in on Friday at a ceremony held on the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

They embrace Deputy National Chairman (North) – Umar Damagum, Deputy National Chairman (South) – Taofeek Arapaja, National Secretary – Samuel Anyanwu, National Treasurer – Ahmed Mohammed, National Organising Secretary – Umar Bature, National Financial Secretary – Daniel Woyegikuro, National Women’s Leader – Professor Stella Effah-Attoe, National Youth Leader – Muhammed Suleiman, and National Legal Adviser – Kamaldeen Ajibade.

Others are National Publicity Secretary – Debo Ologunagba, National Auditor – Okechuckwu Daniel, Deputy National Secretary – Setoji Kosheodo, Deputy National Treasurer – Ndubisi David, Deputy National Publicity Secretary – Ibrahim Abdullahi, Deputy National Organising Secretary – Ighoyota Amori, Deputy National Financial Secretary – Adamu Kamale, Deputy National Women’s Leader – Hajara Wanka, Deputy National Youth Leader – Timothy Osadolor, Deputy National Legal Adviser – Okechukwu Osuoha, and Deputy National Auditor – Abdulrahman Mohammed.

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Amid excessive hopes the committee described because the ‘rescue team’ would lead the occasion to victory in 2023, the newly inaugurated officers took turns to obtain their certificates of return.

Senator Iyorchia Ayu and different members of the PDP NWC at their inauguration ceremony in Abuja on December 10, 2021.


Thereafter, the oath of workplace was administered on them, birthing a brand new management for the principle opposition in its bid to reclaim energy on the centre following a 16-year rule.

The PDP had been in energy because the return to civil rule in 1999 till it misplaced to the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the 2015 basic elections.

Amidst the ecstasy that comes with the brand new workplace, the chairman of the 2021 PDP Convention and Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, reminded the officers of the duties forward.

On his half, Ayu who can be a former President of the Senate briefed the occasion leaders and members on the occasion on what the brand new NWC could be doing otherwise to reclaim energy on the centre.

The occasion was effectively attended by occasion leaders together with serving and former governors, National Assembly members, and two former vice presidents, Atiku Abubakar and Namadi Sambo.

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