PDP Sets Up Committee To Examine Role Of Members In 9th NASS Leadership Election

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have decided to set up a fact finding panel on the role played by some of its members in the election of presiding officers of the National Assembly.

The committee, chaired by Adolphus Wabara, former Senate President, will be finding out the reason why some of the House of Representatives PDP members and senators elect failed to abide by the united decision of the party on who to vote for during the NASS leadership election.

The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan had listed other terms of reference in a statement signed by him.

His statement had read in part:

“whether there is any involvement of the ruling party in the decision taken by the members involved; “Where there are established reasons for taking the action by members, the committee should identify such so that the party can create mutual and political atmosphere for reasonable interaction with senators and House members” among others.

The Committee will be reporting to the NWC three weeks from the date of its inauguration. Professor Wale Oladipo will serve as the secretary of the committee, other members include former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu; Senator Stella Omu; Austin Opara; Senator Abdul Ningi; Mrs. Margaret Icheen, among others.


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