By Lateef Ibrahim
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the nomination of Senator Suleiman Nazif as the new Deputy National Chairman, North, of the party.
A statement yesterday by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan explained that the approval is in furtherance of section 47 (6) of the Constitution of the PDP.
Senator Nazif replaces Alhaji Babayo Gamawa, who decamped from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), but died early this year.
Senator Nazif was sometime ago a member of the House of Representatives and Senate, where he served as Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity, as well as Chairman, Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
He holds a degree in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, as well as a Masters degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy (MAID) from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
He also holds several Honorary Doctorate Degrees and Awards locally and internationally, in addition to numerous traditional titles.
Senator Nazif is a nationalist, grassroot politician and philanthropist.