By Princely Onyenwe, Imo
Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu has emerged as the National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded convention of the party held at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
9News Nigeria reports that Senator Anyanwu polled the highest number of votes cast to emerge the winner after delegates from across the 36 states of the federation and FCT voted in his favour.
The election of Senator Anyanwu triggered wide jubilations across party lines, thereby confirming him as the most preferred candidate for the position.
Expressing joy on his emergence, Anyanwu promised to work in synergy with the new Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu and other members of the National Working Committee (SWC) of PDP to move the party forward to an enviable height.
However, twenty-one people were elected at the PDP party national convention.
See the full list of the newly-elected national officials of the main opposition party below:
National Chairman – Iyorchia Ayu
Deputy National Chairman (North) – Umar Damagum (Contested)
Deputy National Chairman (South) – Taofeek Arapaja (Contested)
National Secretary – Samuel Anyanwu (Unopposed)
National Treasurer – Ahmed Mohammed (Unopposed)
National Organising Secretary – Umar Bature (Unopposed)
National Financial Secretary – Daniel Woyegikuro (Unopposed)
National Women’s Leader – Professor Stella Effah-Attoe (Unopposed)
National Youth Leader – Muhammed Suleiman (Contested)
National Legal Adviser – Kamaldeen Ajibade (Unopposed)
National Publicity Secretary – Debo Ologunagba (Unopposed)
National Auditor – Okechuckwu Daniel (Unopposed)
Deputy National Secretary – Setoji Kosheodo (Unopposed)
Deputy National Treasurer – Ndubisi David (Unopposed)
Deputy National Publicity Secretary – Ibrahim Abdullahi (Unopposed)
Deputy National Organising Secretary – Ighoyota Amori (Unopposed)
Deputy National Financial Secretary – Adamu Kamale (Unopposed)
Deputy National Women’s Leader – Hajara Wanka (Unopposed)
Deputy National Youth Leader – Timothy Osadolor (Unopposed)
Deputy National Legal Adviser – Okechukwu Osuoha (Unopposed)
Deputy National Auditor – Abdulrahman Mohammed (Unopposed)
This is indeed a wonderful development in the PDP family but the truth of the matter was that:
Peter Obi = absent
Fmr PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan = absent
The PDP party is said to be a one-man affair under the able leadership of Atiku Abubakar as reported.
9News Nigeria (Owerri)
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