National Convention: PDP Releases List of Cleared Aspirants

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Ahead of its National Convention scheduled for Abuja on Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday released the list of aspirants cleared to contest for 21 National Working Committee (NWC) positions.

The aspirants on the list cleared by the screening committee chaired by Mohammed Adoke, a former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice are as follows:

Sen. Dr. Iyorchia Ayu – National Chairman

Amb. Umar Iliya Damagum – Deputy National Chairman (North)

Hajiya Inna Maryam Ciroma – Deputy National Chairman (North)

H.E. Amb Taofeek Arapaja – Deputy National Chairman (South)

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola – Deputy National Chairman (South)

Sen. Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu – National Secretary

Hon. Ahmed Yayari Mohammed – National Treasurer

Hon. Umar Bature – National Organizing Secretary

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Daniel Woyegikuro – National Financial Secretary

Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe – National Women’s Leader

Hon. Divine Amina Arong – National Women’s Leader

Muhammed Kakade Suleiman – National Youth Leader

Usman Elkudan – National Youth Leader

Kamaldeen Adeyemi Ajibade, SAN – National Legal Adviser

Hon. Debo Ologunagba – National Publicity Secretary

Okechukwu Obiechina Daniel – National Auditor

Ikechukwu Samben Nwosu – National Auditor

Hon. Mrs. Chibuogwu Benson- Oraelosi – National Auditor

Hon. Arch. Setoji Kosheodo – Deputy National Secretary

Hon. Akintan Oludaisi – Deputy National Secretary

Engr. Adedeji Doherty – Deputy National Secretary

Ndubuisi Eneh David – Deputy National Treasurer

Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi Deputy – National Publicity Secretary

Sen. Chief Ighoyota – Deputy National Organising Secretary

Hon. Adamu O. U. Kamale – Deputy National Financial Secretary

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Hajara Yakubu Wanka – Deputy National Women’s Leader

Timothy Osadolor – Deputy National Youth Leader

Barr. Okechukwu Osuoha – Deputy National Legal Adviser

Hon. Abdulrahman Mohammed – Deputy National Auditor

Earlier, the PDP screening sub-committee has disqualified three aspirants from vying for positions in the NWC.

Those disqualified were: Prof Wale Oladipo (Osun) who expressed interest in the position of Deputy National Chairman South, Okey Muo-Aroh (Anambra) who expressed interest in the position of National Secretary, and Dr Olafeso Eddy (Ondo) National Publicity Secretary.

Chairman of the National Convention Organising Committee, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State, made the announcement during the official media launch of the 2021 national convention logo and promotional materials, at the PDP National Secretariat, Abuja, on Thursday, October 21.

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