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PDP releases timetable for Yobe congress



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The National Working Committee (NWC) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has released the timetable and schedule of activities for the ward, local government and state congresses in Yobe.

The PDP said this in a statement by its National Organising Secretary, retired Col. Austin Akobundu in Abuja on Thursday.

He said the congress was for election of new wards, local governments and state executive committee members.

Akobundu said under the approved timetable, ward congresses will hold on April 7 to elect ward excos and three ad hoc delegates.

He added that screening of aspirants for the state excos and ward congresses appeals would hold on April 8 and April 9 respectively.

“In the same vein, local government congresses to elect LGA excos and national delegates have been fixed for April 10, while LGA congress appeals and screening of state excos are slated for April 11.

“Furthermore, state congress to elect state executive officers has been scheduled for April 12, while state congress appeals is slated for Wednesday, April 14,” he said.

Akobundu urged leaders, stakeholders and teeming members of PDP in the state to be accordingly guided for a smooth and hitch free exercise.

He said that the congresses would be conducted in line with the Constitution and Guidelines of the party, as well as COVID-19 protocols of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Emmanuel Oloniruha

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