Fidelity bank banner Atiku Obi Campaign banner Okowa 2019 gubernatorial campaign Camano banner
PDP picks Ali Modu Sheriff as National Chairman

By News Express on 17/02/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 2,612


The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) on Tuesday appointed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff the party’s new national chairman.

The decision was reached in a meeting of the NEC held at the opposition party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

The decision of the NEC followed the nomination of Senator Sheriff by the National Caucus, a body with membership drawn from the forum of PDP governors, members of the National Assembly, Board of Trustees and National Working Committee of the party.

Following other nominations at the NEC meeting, Senator Sheriff emerged the new National Chairman, with 60 out of 71 votes of the NEC members present.

The new National Chairman was sworn-in by the PDP lawyer, Mr Emeka Etiaba, in a short ceremony.

The appointment was in keeping with section 47 (6) of the PDP Constitution, which empowers the NEC to fill a vacant position with a person from the zone where the officer originated from.

Members of the party were earlier divided over the choice of the new leader.

Some believed the choice of sheriff would not promote the party’s agenda of strengthening and galvanizing its membership.

After his leadership approval, Mr Modu Sheriff promised to reform the party, defeated in the March 2015 general election after holding power for 16 years.

Senator Sheriff, a former Governor of Borno State, is replacing Ahmadu Mu’azu, the former chairman who resigned shortly after the polls that saw the All Progressives Congress taking hold of most states previously ruled by the PDP.

Mr Uche Secondus has been the acting chairman of the party since Mu’azu’s resignation. (Channels TV)

•Photo shows Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff.

Source News Express

Posted 17/02/2016 12:08:06 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Dangote to address Global Leaders at the 2nd...

Adamawa Governor begs stakeholders for forgiveness

Bayelsa cries out over declining revenue

London fire: Police declares 58 missing, presumed dead...

Boko Haram must not be allowed to regroup,...

Nasarawa engages over 1,500 youth to guard forest...

Nigeria party politics too analogue for 21st Century...

Fulani vs Enugu villagers: NEWS EXPRESS Regional Editor,...

EFCC docks 3 for N20 million scam

Multi-Party Democracy: Osinbajo, Ikpeazu as role models

Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland approve teaching of...

Dickson cries out as INEC, security agencies bungle...

 

Latest News Court sacks Jerry Gana, reinstates Donald Duke as SDP Presidential Candidate 2019: INEC may disqualify 1 presidential candidate, 3 vice presidential candidates, 40 others Supreme Court refuses to hear 14 election cases 2019 elections will define Nigeria’s future –US ambassador Protesting youths block Enugu-Onitsha expressway 2019: Rousing welcome awaits Buhari in Ebonyi, says Governor Umahi Lawmaker sued over failure to repay $10,000 borrowed to fund campaign 2019 budget: Reps uncover errors, discrepancies in MDAs allocations Delta 2019: Don’t vote those who have already lost election — Hon. Iduh •Tilije, Obielum, Okonta, others storm Aniocha North FG’s Tradermoni scheme is a form of vote-buying: Election Observer FG unfolds plan to hike VAT, tax luxury items 5,000 containers trapped at ports as Customs bans third-party clearance

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (442,458 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (400,975 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (334,785 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (287,801 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (252,970 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (231,840 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (216,086 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (197,369 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (184,632 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (172,892 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (170,400 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (156,299 views)

 

JAMB 2019 Reg

CBN banner

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,978) Business Verdict (55) Columnists (987) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (581) Features (704) Global Business Monitor (314) International (3,016) Interview (170) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (151) Maggie's Blog (122) News (42,646) Opinion (1,180) Pidgin (16) Politics (8,890) Religion (942) Sports (1,870) Stock Watch (36) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera