PDP holds convention, extends Makarfi tenure by 12 months

PDP National Convention on Wednesday approved the extension of the tenure of the National Caretaker Committee led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi by 12 months.

The motion was moved by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekeremadu and Seconded by the Former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Zainab Maina.

The Chairman of the National Convention Planning Committee, Nyesom Wike put the question for the extension of the lifespan of the committee, which was unanimously approved.

The National Caretaker Committee was expanded to have a membership of 13 persons.

The National Convention had earlier adopted a motion moved by the Minority Leader, Leo Ogor to amend the agenda of the National Convention and step down the issue of election.

Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media.
17th August, 2016.

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