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Just In: Umar Damagum Continues as PDP Acting Chairman

Toba Owojaiye reporting

Abuja , Nigeria

In a recent development within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Umar Damagum has reaffirmed his position as the acting chairman, as announced during the party’s 98th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the party’s headquarters in Abuja.

The NEC, in a statement released by Debo Ologunagba, the national publicity secretary of the party, emphasized the imperative of solidarity among all party members to advance the PDP’s agenda for the welfare of Nigerians.

Truth Live News correspondent at the Wadata plaza headquarters of the party confirmed the communique issued at the conclusion of the NEC meeting highlighted several crucial resolutions:

⁃ Commendation for the resilience and commitment of all party organs in sustaining the unity and stability of the PDP despite significant challenges.
⁃ Acknowledgment of the bravery exhibited by PDP members, especially youths and women, in resisting the divisive actions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its attempts to dominate the political landscape.
⁃ Concern over the adverse effects of poorly implemented policies by the APC administration, including insecurity, economic hardships, unemployment, and rising costs of living.
⁃ Condemnation of the escalating acts of terrorism, violence, and mass abductions plaguing various parts of the country.
⁃ Criticism of the APC administration’s perceived indifference, incompetence, and failure to address the nation’s pressing issues.
⁃ Rejection of any tendencies towards a one-party state, emphasizing the importance of democracy and good governance.
⁃ Call for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to convene a special National Security Council meeting to address the country’s security challenges.
⁃ Demand for the restructuring of the Economic Team to include individuals with integrity and competence to revitalize the economy.
⁃ Request for a review of policies stifling the economy and causing hardship for citizens.
⁃ Encouragement for all PDP members to prioritize the party’s interests over personal or group agendas.
⁃ Approval of the timetable for party congresses nationwide.
⁃ Endorsement of the reconstitution of Party Disciplinary and Reconciliation Committees to ensure party stability.
⁃ Extension of the Party Constitution Amendment Committee’s tenure to consider new proposals.
⁃ Appreciation for the National Working Committee’s efforts in rebranding the party, including the adoption of a new PDP logo.
⁃ A call for continued collaboration among party members for the success of the PDP and the advancement of democracy in Nigeria.

The statement, signed by Hon. Debo Ologunagba, concluded with gratitude for the audience’s attention, underscoring the commitment of the PDP to serve the Nigerian people and uphold democratic principles.



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