Oyo State Governor. Engr Seyi Makinde, has been appointed as secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention planning committee.
The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the decisions reached at the 93rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party, held at its national secretariat on Thursday, in Abuja.
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, was named as the chairman of the national convention planning committee.
The party’s NEC also approved Governor Ifeanyi Uguanyi as the chairman of its zoning committee, while Bayelsa State Governor, Sen. Douye Diri, will serve as the deputy chairman of the national convention organising committee.
Similarly, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, was appointed as the deputy chairman of the zoning committee; the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Mohammed is the secretary of the zoning committee.
“NEC met today to further discuss critical issues concerning the party. NEC commends the efforts of the National Working Committee, the PDP Governors’ Forum, the Board of Trustees (BoT), the National Assembly caucus and other stakeholders in resolving the challenges confronting the party.
“NEC approved the composition of the national convention planning committee as well as the zoning committee to zone national working committee offices.
“NEC charged the committees to work hard to ensure the successful conduct of the national convention.
“NEC received the report of the Senator David Mark committee, which is intervening in certain issues relating to the leadership challenges in our party.
“The David Mark committee assured that efforts are on to resolve all court matters.
“NEC thanks Nigerians for the confidence they repose in the PDP and for the solidarity and support they have collectively shown our party at this trying time,” Ologbondiyan added.