The Screening sub-committee of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has disqualified three aspirants from vying for positions in the National Working Committee (NWC).
The Chairman of the National Convention Organising Committee and Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, disclsoed this during the official media launch of the 2021 National Convention logo and Ppromotional materials, at the party’s National Secretariat, Abuja, on Thursday.
Those disqualified were Prof. Wale Oladipo (Osun State), who expressed interest in the position of Deputy National Chairman South; Okey Muo-Aroh (Anambra State), who wanted to contest for the position of National Secretary; and Dr Olafeso Eddy (Ondo State), who expressed interest in the National Publicity Secretary position.
Fintiri said the aspirants were disqualified for taking the party to court to stop the convention.
According to the governor, those disqualifed failed to exhaust the internal conflicts resolution mechanism as provided for in the PDP Constitution
He announced that 27 other aspirants were cleared to contest at the convention while one withdrew from the race.