By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reconstituted the Plateau State Caretaker Committee to pilot the affairs of the state chapter of the party.
The NWC of the PDP has also approved the expansion of the Niger State Caretaker Committee of the party.
These were disclosed in a statement yesterday by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja.
According to the statement, “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), reconstitutes the State Caretaker Committee to pilot the affairs of the Plateau state chapter of the party.
“The NWC also approved the expansion of the Niger State Caretaker Committee of the party”, it said.
The action of the NWC which is pursuant to section 29 (2)(b) and 31(2)(e) of the PDP Constitution (2017 as amended), the statement, is consequent upon the dissolution of the Plateau State Caretaker Committee, today, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 and expansion of the membership of the Niger State Caretaker Committee respectively.
The Plateau State Caretaker Committee, the statement further said, is charged with the sole responsibility of running the affairs of the party in Plateau state until a new executive committee is elected, for a period not exceeding 90 days (3 months).
The members of the Plateau state caretaker committee are; Senator Suleiman Adokwe (Chairman)
Hon. Istifanus Mwansat, Monday Kassani, Emmanuel Loman, Hon. Ado Adere, Hon. Gregory Yenlong, Prof. Dimis Mai-Lafia, Hon. Jacob Dashe and Hon. Shima Ayati (Secretary
In Niger, the State Caretaker Committee was expanded to include Hon. Barr. Peter Nda Alkali Jiya, Hon. Mohammed Ricco and Hon. Garba Abara.