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PDP retains Damagum as acting chairman


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The National Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the tenure of Mr Umar Damagum as the acting National chairman of the party.

The spokesman of the PDP, Debo Ologunagba, disclosed this on Thursday while addressing newsmen after the national caucus meeting at Bauchi governor’s lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.

The party’s image maker said Mr Damagum will continue to be the acting national chairperson of the PDP until the next National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting which will be communicated by the party later.

Debo said, “NEC charges all Organs, leaders, critical stakeholders and indeed all members of the PDP to close ranks, put aside every personal or group interests and work together in the overall effort to reposition and return the PDP to power at the center in the interest of the Nigerian people,” Ologunagba said.

“Consequently, NEC received and approved the Timetable for Party Congresses across the country.

“NEC also approved the Reconstitution of the Party Disciplinary and Reconciliation Committees to further ensure the stability of the Party.

“Similarly, NEC approved the extension of the life of the Party Constitution Amendment Committee to allow it to receive new amendment proposals for inclusion in its deliberation and final report for consideration by NEC.

“NEC commended the efforts of the National Working Committee in its effort towards rebranding the Party including the new look PDP Logo which is widely accepted by Party members and Nigerians in general.

“NEC charges all Party members to continue to work together for the success of the PDP for the benefit of Nigerians and sustenance of Democracy in our country.”


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