The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Convention Organisation Committee, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state, has said plans are going smoothly ahead of the party’s convention.
Fintiri disclosed that 6,000 delegates are expected to converge in Abuja to elect a new National Working Committee, NWC in October.
He stated this while inaugurating 15 sub convention committees on Thursday which was attended by Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Seyi Makinde and others.
Speaking to newsmen, the Adamawa governor said: “We are expecting over 6, 000 delegates by our new constitution and we are fully prepared for that. We’re expecting everybody in every ward that is a delegate to attend the convention.”
“We are moving on. I am the chairman of the convention committee and you can see that we are doing our work. Everybody is happy and participating. I don’t see any crisis in this party,” he added.
The PDP has appointed Governors Wike, Udom Emmanuel and Darius Ishaku as chairmen of Special Duties, Constitutional Amendment and Contact and Mobilisation sub-committees respectively.
Other appointments as announced by Senator Duoye Diri include Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mohammed Bello Adoke, Ifeanyi Okowa and Solomon Arase as chairmen of zoning, screening, screening appeal, accreditation and security committees.
Others are Ahmadu Fintiri (Electoral), Godwin Obaseki (publicity), Bala Mohammed (Venue), Mariya Waziri (Welfare and Entertainment), Ibrahim Dankwambo (Transportation), Biodun Olujimi (Protocol), Nuhu (Medical) and Ibrahim Tsauri (Secretariat).