The Peoples Democratic Party, the party’s National Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday finally affirmed the zoning of the chairmanship position to the North-East after weeks of intense battle for the soul of the party
According to ThisDay report, the atmosphere at the poorly attended NEC meeting painted a picture that all may not be well with the opposition party after all. Most of those who spoke at the opening of the NEC meeting were all calling for truce and for those who may have disagreed with the decisions reached at the NEC meeting to sheathe their sword and remain in the party.
The NEC has approved the report of the zoning and convention committees, the National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff told newsmen.
Regarding the highly contested chairmanship position, Sheriff said that the seat has been zoned to the North-East by the NEC without any dissenting voice.
“The NEC meeting has adopted the report of the zoning committee 100% without any dissenting voice. It approved the zoning of the post of the National Chairman to the North East,” he said.