PDP disbands state excos in Rivers, Bauchi, others, appoints caretaker committees

The PDP has disbanded State Executive Committees in many states and the Federal Capital Territory.

In their place, the party has formed caretaker committees at the Ward, Local Government, and State levels in the affected states.

This was stated in a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba in Abuja on Friday.

He said, “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) pursuant to the provisions of Section 29 (2) (b) of the Constitution of our Party on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), approved the appointment of the Executives whose tenures have expired in some State, Local Government and Ward chapters to serve as Caretaker Committees in the affected States, LGAs and Wards respectively.

“The Caretaker Committees have been mandated to run the affairs of our Party at their appropriate levels for a period of 3 (three) months as follows:

“Abia- LGA: With effect from March 22, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 15, 2024

“Akwa Ibom – LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024 ; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Bauchi – LGA: With effect from March 22, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 14, 2024

“Bauchi- State: With effect from March 23, 2024; LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Benue- LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Cross River – LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Delta -LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Ekiti – Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Enugu- LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 14, 2024

“Gombe- State: With effect from March 23, 2024; LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 14, 2024

“Imo-LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 14, 2024

“Jigawa – Ward: With effect from March 16, 2024

“Kaduna . – Ward: With effect from March 14, 2024”.

“Others include: Niger- Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Ondo – LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Plateau – LGA: With effect from March 23, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024

“Rivers – State: With effect from March 21, 2024; LGA: With effect from March 18, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 14, 2024

“Sokoto- Ward: With effect from March 16, 2024

“Taraba – Ward: With effect from March 14, 2024 and FCT- LGA: With effect from March 21, 2024; Ward: With effect from March 7, 2024”

The NWC further stated that in situations where vacancies occurred in the respective Excos due to death, defection and/or resignation, no replacement should be effected for such vacancies in the Caretakers Committees.

It also charged all leaders, critical stakeholders and members of the Party to continue to work together to ensure the stability, growth and success of our Party in their respective States, Local Government Areas and Wards.

 

 

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