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See What Happened At the PDP Convention In PH Today

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) convention that was scheduled to hold today took a twist as delegates agreed to extend the tenure of the Care Taker Committee of the party by one year rather than appoint new officers. Not only that, the party also increased the membership of its Care Taker Committee from 7 to 13 members.

According to channels, The expansion was contained in the party’s resolution after the repeat national convention held on Wednesday at the PDP State Secretariat in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, south-south Nigeria.

The Convention was presided over by the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, with all delegates in attendance.

The delegates include PDP Governors, National Assembly members, the Board of Trustee members as well as other members of the party nationwide and invited guests.

According to the resolution signed by a member of the Caretaker Committee, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the PDP has postponed the election of officers into various national offices of the party.

They also extended the tenure of the Caretaker Committee till another national convention, which is to be convened within the next 12 months.

The PDP also affirmed that all members of the Caretaker Committee would not contest or aspire for any national office in its next national convention.