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PDP Dissolves Katsina State Executive Committee




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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the dissolution of its Executive Committee in Katsina State with immediate effect.

The development was made known in a statement on Wednesday by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba.

He explained that the decision was taken by the National Working Committee (NWC) on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) after extensive deliberations on the matter.

The statement reads: “After extensive deliberation on issues relating to the Katsina State Chapter of our great Party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the National Working Committee (NWC) on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) hereby approves the dissolution of the PDP Katsina State Executive Committee with immediate effect.

“The decision of the NWC is pursuant to Sections 29(2)(b) and 31(2)(e) of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017).”

The PDP according to the statement further charges all leaders, critical stakeholders, and teeming members of the party in Katsina State to remain united and focused on the task ahead.

PDP Screens, Clears Diri For Bayelsa Governorship Election

In another development, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Screening Committee for Bayelsa State has screened and cleared Senator Douye Diri for the November 11 governorship election in the state.

Naija News understands that Diri was the only aspirant from the party that has picked the PDP nomination and expression of interest forms for the November gubernatorial election.

The chairman of the screening committee and Edo State deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, said the panel screened Diri in line with the guidelines of the party and as stipulated in the electoral law.

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Speaking after the screening exercise which took place at the PDP headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, Shaibu said the Bayelsa governor met all the requirements of the party for the election.