PDP National Convention: Sen. Iyorchia Ayu Emerged National Chairman
– All the offices of the national working Committee now occupied.
– Gov Wike, Senator Kwankwanso, Senator Pius Anyim, stole the show.
Dez Mayorz Report.
PDP 2021 national convention was a huge success as the party successfully elected their National Working Committee members without any faction sprinkling out.
A 25-Year-old emerged PDP National Youth Leader, Mohammad Kadade Suleiman has been elected the National Youth Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party. He was elected at the just-concluded national convention of the party in Abuja.
Gov Nyesom Wike with his Rivers State delegates were fully represented.
Kwankwaso and his Kwankwasiyya followers, however, garbed in their white attire and red caps, they marched, in their large numbers, around the venue chanting “Kwankwaso! Kwankwaso!”.
Voting for offices into the National Working Committee of the PDP ended at 12:36am. Counting of votes began and Ahmadu Fintiri, Governor of Adamawa state and Chairman National Convention Organizing Committee, announced the results of the election as follows:
Adamu Kamale, Deputy National Financial Secretary – Unopposed
Timothy Osadolor, Deputy National Youth Leader – Unopposed
Hajara Yakubu Wanka, Deputy National Women Leader – Unopposed
Adbulrahaman Mohammed,Deputy National Auditor – Unopposed
Okechukwu Osuoha, Deputy National Legal Adviser – Unopposed
Ndubuisi David, Deputy National Treasurer – Unopposed
Ibrahim Abdullahi, Deputy National Publicity Secretary – Unopposed
Sen. Ighoyota Amori – Deputy National Organising Secretary – Unopposed
Mohammed Suleiman 3072 defeated Usman Elkudan 207 to emerge National Youth Leader – Contested
Prof. Effa Atoe, National Women Leader – Unopposed
Kalaludeen Adeyemi Ajibade, National Legal Adviser – Unopposed
Okechukwu Osuoha..Deputy National Legal Adviser – Unopposed
Okechukwu Obiechina Daniel, National Auditor – Unopposed
Debo Ologunagba, National Publicity Secretary – Unopposed
Umaru Bature, National Organising Secretary – Unopposed
Daniel Woyengikuro, National Financial Secretary – Unopposed
Ahmed Mohammed, National Treasurer – Unopposed
Setonji Kosoedo, National Deputy Secretary – Unopposed
Sen Samuel Anyanwu, National Secretary – Unopposed
Umar Iliya Damagun defeated Inna Ciroma with 2, 222 votes. Inna Ciroma had just 365 votes to emerge Deputy National Chairman North – Contested
Amb. Taofeek Arapaja won with 2004 votes to defeat Olagunsoye Oyinlola who got 705 votes to clinch Deputy National Chairman South – Contested
Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, National Chairman – Unopposed
All 21 offices of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party now occupied. They will be sworn in in December.
In his appreciation speech, Ayu boasted that PDP is back to rescue Nigeria from the terrible mess it has been in the last six years, adding that the success of the convention is a quit notice to the ruling APC.
Berating the ruling party and others who wished that the convention will PDP to breakup, the former President of the Senate said that they are dreaming in wonderland and that their dreams were misplaced.
Appreciating all who took time as delegates, observers, supporters, members of the media and members of the security services, to make the event wonderful, Ayu added that PDP will come back to unite the people and put them together.
“Those who have lost hope should know that Nigeria is not a divided country. A small group of people decided to divide Nigeria. PDP will come back to unite our people, put them together, North and South, East and West.
“We will move ahead to develop this country. We did it before. We are going to do it again. I want to thank the governors. I want to thank the delegates. I want to thank our supporters and every single person, who has made this event such a huge success.
“I believe the order party can never hold a convention. Because even state Congress they cannot hold. They have produced 92 state chairmen for 36 states, how can they hold a successful convention which the PDP has done? We are waiting for them. This is a challenge to them. Let them come and hold a successful convention which the PDP has done. This is a quit notice. PDP is back and is taking back the country to develop it.”
Okoye Chidiebele Stephens,
Dez Mayorz Report.