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Convention: PDP Govs Meet In Enugu

Peoples Democratic Party governors on Sunday met in Enugu, the Enugu State capital.

The meeting, which commenced around 7pm at the Enugu State Government House, had most of the PDP governors in attendance, as well as the members of the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Working Committee.

The PDP governors include Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, (Enugu); Okezie Ikpeazu, (Abia); Dave Umahi, (Ebonyi); Nyesom Wike, (Rivers); Ben Ayade, (Cross River); Udom Emmanuel, (Akwa-Ibom); Seriake Dickson, (Bayelsa); Ifeanyi Okowa, (Delta): Ayo Fayose, (Ekiti); Ibrahim Dankwambo, (Gombe); and Darius Ishiaku, Taraba.

It was learnt that the party’s forthcoming national convention, where a new national chairman is billed to emerge, was the major item on the agenda of the meeting.

A source in the party disclosed that the governors were expected to reach a consensus on the matter.

It was gathered that the candidates vying for the position of the party’s national chairman, including Chief Bode George and Otunba Gbenga Daniel, are expected to be at the meeting.

It was also learnt that the November 18 governorship poll in Anambra State, and the 2019 general elections, are other major issues that were discussed at the meeting.

The meeting, which is taking place behind closed doors, is still going on as of the time of filing this report.

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