The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met Wednesday in Abuja and approved the zoning of offices of its National Working Committee (NWC).
A copy of the NEC’s resolution, the 59th meeting and the last one to be held by the current NEC members, was made available to Premium Times in Abuja, signed by the party’s national publicity secretary, Rufai Ahmed Alkali.
The office of National Chairman was zoned to the north east.
The South-South zone was allotted the offices of deputy national chairman and National financial secretary, while the office of National Secretary and Auditor goes to the south western region.
The South East zone of the party will produce three members of the NWC to include that of National publicity Secretary, Deputy National Secretary and National Women Leader.
The North West zone apart from retaining the National Treasurer position will also produce the national organizing secretary.
Offices of National Legal Adviser and that of Youth Leader have been zoned to the North Central region.
The NEC also received a proposal for the amendment of the PDP constitution from the constitution review committee. A special committee has been set up to review the report. The special committee comprises of the President, Vice President, six state governors, six members of the National Assembly, three former chairmen of the party, former chairmen of the board of trustees and six members of the national working committee. The committee’s mandate according to the resolution is to examine the constitutional amendment proposal and present a roadmap for the way forward.
Today’s meeting was well attended and had in attendance President Goodluck Jonathan; Vice President Namadi Sambo; Senate President, David Mark; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal; and other leaders of the National Assembly, state governors, and members of the board of trustees.