Enugu State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday successfully elected 17 ad-hoc delegates for the party’s presidential primary, billed to hold later this month.
The delegates were elected at the party’s Special Local Government Congress to elect National Delegates for the presidential primary election.
The exercise, which was successfully held on Saturday produced the 17 ad-hoc delegates from the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.
The Acting State Chairman of the party, Elder David Aja and the five-man Local Government Congress Committee from the PDP national headquarters, Abuja, supervised the Local Government Congress.
Members of the Committee sighted include Barr. Gabe Igboko (Chairman) Alh. Kabiru Bala Maitama, and Hon. Lawal Mammadu. The Committee also comprises Chief Olumide Olusuyi and Rose Confidence Alozie.
Speaking at the end of congresses, the Acting Chairman of the State chapter of the PDP, Elder David Aja commended party faithful and delegates for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the exercise, noting that the State was now ready for the forthcoming party primaries at both the State and national levels.
“Enugu State chapter of the PDP is on course to retaining power in the State and produce credible representatives at the National Assembly come 2015.”