The National Working Committee (NWC), of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has approved March 14 for conduct of the party’s congress in Edo.
Chief Olisa Metuh, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, said in a statement in Abuja on Thursday that the NWC also approved the conduct of other congresses in the state.
“Ward congress in the state holds on March 5, Local Government Congress holds on March 10, while the state Congress is scheduled for March 14, 2016.
“The congresses will be conducted by congress committees from the National Secretariat, Abuja because the State Executive of the party has since expired.”
It advised all members of the party in Edo to be guided by this statement.
Similarly, national leadership of PDP in another statement approved the appointment of Mr Inuwa Bwala as the Special Assistant (Media) to the National Chairman of PDP, Sen. Ali Modu-Sheriff.
The statement, signed by Prof. Adewale Oladipo, PDP National Secretary, said the appointment of Mr Shettima Shehu as the Special Assistant to the National Chairman on Special Duties was also approved.