The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a 10-member Deputy Governorship Candidate Screening Committee (DGCSC).
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, which approved the nomination of party stakeholders that would serve on the constituted committee, said the DGCSC was for the purpose of the screening/verifying of nominated deputy governorship candidates of the Party in all the 28 states where governorship elections are scheduled to be held in the 2023 general elections.
In a statement, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba, said the mandate for constituting the committee was pursuant to the provision of Part V, Paragraph 11 of the Electoral Guidelines of the PDP.
The committee, chaired by Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, has Dr. Akilu Indabawa as Secretary and Sunday Omobo, Administrative Secretary.
Other members of the committee are : Fidelis Tapgun, Rt. Hon. Binta Bello, Suleiman Usman (SAN), Dr. Istifanus Zabadi, Hajia Kulu Haruna, Mrs. Ayotunde George-Ologun, and Mrs. Debby Nicol.
The statement further said, “The screening exercise will hold at the National Working Committee Hall, PDP National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 10:00am prompt.
“This screening is mandatory for all nominated Deputy Gubernatorial Candidates of our Party.”