The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa and Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State have been appointed by the Peoples Democratic Party as chairmen of the National Convention Planning Committee as well as the Committee to zone National Working Committee offices.
The PDP Governors were appointed at the 94th National Executive Committee meeting which was held at the National secretariat in Abuja.
The spokesman on the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday.
The acting National Chairman of the party, Yemi Akinwonmi, also inaugurated the party’s national campaign council for the Anambra gubernatorial election scheduled for November 6, 2021.
Akinwonmi while speaking on the selected leaders, noted that they were appointed after extensive and intensive consultation across all strata of the party.
He expressed optimism that the party would capture Anambra in the forthcoming governorship election.
Akinwonmi called on all stakeholders in the state to work in unity to deliver the state for the party.
“I call on you to kindly hold hands together to deliver Anambra to PDP. We call on all of us to set aside differences and look at the PDP and Nigeria above any personal consideration. Anambra is winnable for PDP.”
Okowa who represented the Chairman of the council, Ikpeazu Okezie, said the party is ready to win the election in Anambra State.
He added that Anambra had always been populated by the PDP, however, the party had always run into problems.
“We want to reassure the party that we are going to put in all, to ensure that we reconcile, everyone and that we go into that election as one body. And that we’re going to win that election by the special grace of God.”
“There will vice. for the Anambra election and it will be tested first in Delta State on Saturday.
“And I’m told from the information that we already have ahead of the elections in Delta on Saturday, that it would not be possible for anybody to rig elections because there’ll be no use of incident forms. It is either your biometrics or your facial capture or else you will not be allowed to vote. So, we are going to communicate with the people at the grassroots, and we know that we actually as a party own the grassroots in Anambra state.
“So, Mr Chairman sir, be rest assure that the campaign council will work with the state campaign Council. Together we shall deliver Anambra State, back to the party.”
The governorship candidate of the party, Valentine Ozigbo, while speaking, appreciated the state and national campaign councils and the people of Anambra state for considering him worthy to be of service to them.