The National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has inaugurated the National Executive Committee of the party. This was made available to newsmen by the Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu.
Performing the inauguration at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday , Senator Makarfi said that the National Executive Committee, NEC, include the Board : The PDP Governors, National Assembly Caucus , Board of Trustees, National Caucus, 36 State PDP chairmen and national officers of the Party.
He said in the absence of the elected National officers, the National Caretaker Committee members will be part of NEC. The National Caretaker Committee Chairman said that the National Caretaker Committee members seize to be NEC members once national officers are elected.
Recall that Makarfi had earlier declared the National Convention of the party open after the convention was moved to Adokiye Amasiemeka stadium, Omagwa.following an emergency meeting held at the presidential hotel Port Harcourt.
At the meeting were PDP Governors, National Assembly Caucus , Board of Trustees, National Caucus, 36 State PDP chairmen and national Caretaker Committee members of the Party.
Nwakaudu however said that the meeting had gone into a closed session as Journalists were to be briefed subsequently.