PDP Press Release: Screening of Aspirants for 2015 Gubernatorial Elections


Section 16 (a) of the Electoral Guidelines for the primary elections of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) provides that there shall be a Gubernatorial Screening Committee to be appointed by the National Executive of the Party on the recommendation of the National Working Committee (NWC) for each of the six geo-political zones, whose sole responsibility shall be to screen the gubernatorial aspirants.

Section 16 (e) stipulates that there shall also be a Screening Appeal Panel consisting of a Chairman and 12 other members, two from each geo-political zone, one of whom shall be the National Vice-Chairman and who shall be appointed by the National Executive Committee on the recommendations of the NWC. The Gubernatorial Appeal Panel shall consider appeals arising from the screening of gubernatorial aspirants.

Accordingly, the following Party members have been nominated by the NWC to serve on Zonal Gubernatorial Screening Committees and the Gubernatorial Screening Appeal Panel.

Gubernatorial Screening Committees

1. Hon. Jumoke Akinjide – Chairman
2. Chief Chidi Okolo – Member
3. Boma Iyella – ,,
4. Mrs. Naomi Musa Umoru – ,,
5. Zonal Secretary – Member/Secretary

1. HE Achike Udenwa – Chairman
2. Hon. Kawu Idris – Member
3. Hon. Charles Awortu – ,,
4. Aisha Abubakar – ,,
5. Zonal Secretary – Member/Secretary

1. Dr. Steve Oru – Chairman
2. Mr. John Mankilik – Member
3. Abdulrazaq Musa – ,,
4. Chief Mrs. Remi Adukwu – ,,
5. Zonal Secretary – Member/Secretary

1. Alh. Umaru Ndanusa – Chairman
2. Otunba Yomi Ajibola – Member
3. Shade Balogun – ,,
4. Fatima Saleh – ,,
5. Zonal Secretary – Member/Secretary

1. Amb. Obed Wadzani – Chairman
2. Hon. Etifa Beke Akpo – Member
3. Mr. Ferdinand Ibezim – ,,
4. Mrs. Margaret Gomwalk – ,,
5. Zonal Secretary – Member/Secretary

1. Col. Bala Mande (Rtd.) – Chairman
2. Kabir Umar – Member
3. Dr. J. O. Omuya – ,,
4. Mrs. Mary Ekwue – ,,
5. Zonal Secretary – Member/Secretary

1. Arc. Ibrahim Bunu – Chairman
2. Amb. Ibrahim Kazaure, OFR – Member
3. Barr. Bashir Sufyanu – ,,
4. Chief Ogundipe Makanjuola – ,,
5. Dr. Sola Oladehinde – ,,
6. Alh. Yusuf Ayitogo – ,,
7. Engr. Zakari Mohammed – ,,
8. Dr. Ojuigbo Cairo (Ag.) – ,,
9. Sen. Anieta Okon – ,,
10. Sen. Girgiri Lawan – ,,
11. Mohammed Gidado (Gido) – ,,
12. Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd) – ,,
13. Chief Dan Ulasi – Member/Secretary

Screening Dates: Saturday, 22 & Monday 24, November, 2014
Venue of Screening: Party’s Zonal Headquarters
Screening Appeal Date: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Venue of Screening Appeal: PDP National Secretariat, Abuja

The Chairmen and Secretaries of the Screening Committees and Screening Appeal Panel are required to collect the appointment letters of their members and Screening materials from the National Secretariat.

Contact Us…

Please send your Press Release/Articles/ Stories/Enquiries to: editor@newafricanpress.com

Views expressed herein are not necesarily that of  New African Press  but that of the individual writers. Facts and accuracies are the responsibilities of the authors. Please also note that some people may use pseudo names or generic emails, to which New African Press may not be able to verify. Therefore, an author’s identity should not be inferred on the basis of name, subject matter, or any other characterization presented here.

Pls leave your comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


This blog claims no credit for any images posted unless where otherwise stated. Images on this blog are copyright to its respectful owners. If there is an image appearing on this blog that belongs to you and you do not wish for it to appear on this site, please E-mail with a link to the image and it will be promptly removed.

%d bloggers like this: