Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike is to chair the National Convention Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
His Taraba State counterpart, Mr. Dairus Ishiaku, will serve as deputy. Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi will serve as secretary.
A statement yesterday by PDP’s National Publicity Secretary Chief Olisa Metuh said the committee would be inaugurated tomorrow.
There is also the Reconciliation Committee, chaired by Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson.
Senator Ibrahim Mantu is to serve as deputy chairman.
There is the Finance Committee, which has Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo as chairman. Senator Godswill Akpabio will serve as deputy.
The Zoning Committee has Akwa Ibom State Governor Emmanuel Udom as chair, and Mr. Kelechi Igwe, secretary
It said the committees would be inaugurated by National Chairman Alhaji Modu Sheriff in Abuja.
Stakeholders have been mounting pressure on the leadership to set in motion programmes for the national convention on May 21.
The pressure was a reaction to a directive by the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) mandating the national chairman to set up the committees, for the purpose of conducting the convention.
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