The Peoples Democratic Party has scheduled the governorship primary election for Osun State for March 7 ahead of the governorship election proper slated for June 16, 2022.
The National Organizing Secretary, Umar M. Bature, announcing the date on Thursday, also released activities lined up for the governorship election in the state.
According to him, “The National Working Committee (NWC) of our great party, the PDP at its 544th meeting Wednesday, the 26th of January, 2022, after a careful consideration, approved the Osun State Screening Committee and Appeal Panel reports, which cleared all the six gubernatorial aspirants.”
To this effect, he explained that all cleared aspirants are to note that the Osun State stakeholders’ meeting with the NWC would hold in Abuja on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.
The party’s National Organizing Secretary stated that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP has constituted the Gubernatorial Appeal Panel to consider appeals arising from the conduct of the governorship primary election for the upcoming 2022 governorship election in Ekiti State.
He announced that a 25-member Appeal Panel is scheduled to sit Friday (today) at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.
He said members of the Appeal Panel would be chaired by the PDP National Chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu.
Other members include Amb. Umar Iliya Damagum, Amb. Taofeek Arapaja, Arch. Setonji Koshoedo, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, Kamaldeen Adeyemi Ajibade, SAN, Alhaji Ahmed Yayari Mohammed, Daniel Ambrose Woyengikuro, Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, Muhammed Kadade Suleiman and Okechukwu Obiechina Daniel.
The committee, according to him, has the party’s National Secretary, Sen. Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu, as Secretary, are; Hon. Olasoji Adagunodo, Chief Ali Obasi Odefa, Chief Dan Osi Orbih, Mr. Emmanuel Nicovoa Bovoa, Rt. Hon. Theophilus Dakas Shan, Dr. Aminu Abdullahi, Alhaja Mutitat Ladoja, Mrs. Fidelia A. Njeze, Sen. Liyel Imoke, Mrs. Laurencia Malam, Alhaji Adamu Maina Waziri and Prof. Jerry Gana.