Breaking: PDP Postpones Scheduled North-West Zonal Congress
- The north-west zonal congress of the Peoples Democratic Party has been shifted by the National Working Committee
- Umar M. Bature, PDP national organising secretary made this known on Friday, February 11, in a statement
- The statement was however, silent on the decision to postponed the exercise scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 12
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Abuja - Amid defection of its members, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its north-west zonal congress.
The Punch reports that PDP national organising secretary, Umar M. Bature made the disclosure on Friday, February 11.
According to him, the exercise scheduled for Saturday, February 12, was moved by the party's National Working Committee (NWC).
Bature in a statement said a new date for the conduct of the congress would be released in due course.
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He called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), aspirants, delegates and critical stakeholders to note accordingly.
The opposition party was, however, quiet on the reason for the abrupt postponement which might be connected to the 2022 Federal Capital Territory Area Council Elections.
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