PDP fixes national convention for October 30-31



The Peoples Democratic Party has fixed its national convention for October 30 and 31.

This was announced by the Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, after the meeting of the National Caucus in Abuja on Friday.

He added that a timetable for the conduct of the convention would be released by the party in due course.

The National Executive Committee would fix the venue of the convention.

Reading the resolutions of the meeting to journalists after the meeting, he said: ” “We have just risen from our 40th meeting of the national caucus of our great party, the PDP, where we have resolved to submit to the NEC of our party tomorrow recommendation from the national working committee for the National Convention of our party, to be held between Friday, 30th of October to Saturday, 31st of October.

“The venue will be determined tomorrow by NEC.

“Also, this distinguished body had empaneled eight distinguished leaders of our party under the able leadership of ex-President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, to interface with our leaders who are involved in these issues of court, so that all court matters can be now withdrawn and then for normalcy to continue to return to the party.

“I appeal on behalf of this body to all well meaning members of our party in the interest of the party to shield their sword and let us embrace peace because Nigeria is waiting for PDP, and I believe that we have the capacity to resolve whatever issues we have internally.”