Iyorchia Ayu Emerges PDP National Chairman
Iyorchia Ayu has been elected as the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) national chairperson.
Touchaheart Nigeria reports that in the early hours of Sunday, Ayu’s appearance marked the end of the PDP’s elected national convention.
The former Senate President entered the electoral convention as the Northern PDP leaders’ consensus candidate.
Despite the unanimity, delegates cast their votes for all of the candidates.
A total of 3,511 National Convention credentialed delegates were called to vote.
Delegates from Abia and Adamawa states were the first to be summoned. The state of Abia has 116 delegates, while Adamawa has 118.
According to Alhaji Umaru Fintiri, Chairman of the Convention’s Central Planning Committee and Governor of Adamawa State, the PDP had 3,701 delegates, of whom 3,511 were accredited.
The following is a list of the consensus candidates who were elected during the convention:
Iyorchia Ayu- national chairman
Umar Iliya Damagum- deputy national chairman (North)
Taofeek Arapaja- deputy national chairman (South)
Samuel Anyanwu (national secretary)
Ahmed Yayari Mohammed (national treasurer)
Umar Bature (national organizing secretary)
Daniel Woyegikuro (national financial secretary)
Stella Effah-Attoe (national woman leader)
Mohammed Kadade suleiman (national youth leader)
Kamaldeen Adeyemi Ajibade (national legal adviser)
Debo Ologunagba (national publicity secretary)
Okechukwu Obiechina Daniel (national auditor)
Setonji Koshoede (deputy national secretary)
Ndubisi Eneh David (deputy national treasurer)
Ibrahim Abdullahi (deputy national publicity secretary)
Ighoyota Amori (deputy national organizing secretary)
Adamu Kamale (deputy national financial secretary)
Hajaja Yakubu Wanka (deputy national woman leader)
Timothy Osadolor (deputy national youth leader)
Okechukwu Osuoha (deputy national legal adviser)