By Bukola Kayode
The Peoples Democratic Party has elected new members into its National Working Committee to lead the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Even with the controversies that came before the convention, the PDP went ahead with its convention with many favourites and established names losing out.
Of the 21 vacant positions, 17 members contested unopposed.
The 21 newly elected members are drawn from different parts of the country at the party’s national convention, which began on Saturday and lasted till Sunday at Eagle Square in Abuja.
Find below the full list of the PDP’s newly-elected NWC members:
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)