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PDP to elect new national officers Dec. 9



The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has scheduled December 9 as date to conduct its election for the post of the national chairman and other elective positions.

Dayo Adeyeye, the party’s spokesperson confirmed this on Tuesday to newsmen after the 76th NEC meeting held in Abuja, adding that the elective convention will hold at the Eagle Square, Abuja.

Adeyeye who declined to disclose the budget for the convention, said the “budget is not a national issue.”

He added the party’s NEC allows “new entrants from new entrants from Anambra and Oyo states to contest.”

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Adeyeye said Abiodun Olujimi, a senator from Ekiti state also yesterday dragged Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, before the committee for violating the party’s constitution.


Fayose had endorsed his deputy, Kolapo Olusola to replace him in the forthcoming Ekiti State gubernatorial election which generated uproar in the state.

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Adeyeye therefore, noted that the chairman of the party, Ahmed Makarfi “is looking at the issue critically to avoid catastrophic situation in the coming election in Ekiti State.”

“What has been going on in Ekiti State was discussed especially the impunity in the state, the issue was raised by Senator Olujimi,” he said.

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