The PDP Caretaker Committee in Plateau State, led by Senator Tunde Ogbeha, has suspended three party members for anti-party activities.
It also announced Saturday 25,2021 as the new date for the state congress where new state party officials will be elected.
The Publicity Secretary of the Caretaker Committee who is also a former Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Emmanuel Go’ar disclosed this while briefing journalists at the party’s Secretariat in Jos, on Tuesday.
The Punch reports that after a series of leadership crises at the state chapter of the Plateau PDP, the National Working Committee of the party had on June 10, 2021, appointed the Senator Tunde Ogbeha-led State Caretaker Committee to oversee the affairs of the party in the state.
It also mandated the committee to conduct elections for the emergence of the substantive state party executive within 90 days with effect from Thursday, June 10, 2021.
Gohar said, “We have reached the peak of the assignment that was given to us by the National Working Committee of our party.
“In the course of our assignment as the Caretaker Committee, we faced a myriad of challenges and were able to overcome them. PDP is set for the state congress come Saturday, September 25, 2021, we appreciate members of the PDP for their efforts at all levels for the success of this committee.”
According to Go’ar, the screening of the contestants for various offices would be conducted on Wednesday, September 22, and Thursday, September 23.
He said the screening exercise would be conducted transparently, adding that the national secretariat has extended the sale of forms to accommodate more time for those willing to contest the elections
The committee promised to give all contestants a level playing ground.
The committee secretary also said, “Three members of the party namely: Vincent Wokdung, Moses Dung Nyam, and Kenneth Dung, all of whom are from Jos South Local Government Area have been suspended. They have received their letters of suspension; they are to face disciplinary committee”