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PDP appoints Makarfi as chairman of Kogi primaries committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed Sen. Ahmed Makarfi as the Chairman of its Kogi governorship primaries committee.

PDP National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

“The National Working Committee (NWC) has approved the nomination of Makarfi and other members of the committee to conduct primary election for selecting the candidate of the PDP for 2023 Kogi governorship election.

“The primaries will hold on Sunday, April 16 in Lokoja.

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“Other members of the committee are Erelu Toyin Mark, Ikechukwu Nwosu, Deolu Harrisson, Usman Ibrahim, Chief Anthony Onwuka and Laureta Ogwuche who will serve as secretary,” he said.

Bature advised the committee members to exhibit exemplary conduct by adhering to rules and regulations of their assignment.

“In carrying out this assignment, you are expected to be guided strictly by the PDP Constitution (2017 as amended), the Electoral Guidelines for Party Primary Elections and the 2022 Electoral Act,” he said. (NAN)


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