Patrick Osadebamwen, Abuja
Caretaker National Chairman of Peopled Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said his committee will not exceed the period given to it by the party to reorganize, reform and conduct a free, fair, credible and all-inclusive national convention.
Makarfi, who said this while he was addressing staffers of the PDP and the Peoples Democratic Institute (PDI) of the party, also assigned portfolio to other members of the committee as a measure to ensure a smooth take off of the national caretaker committee.
Makarfi assigned the portfolio thus: Prince Dayo Adeyeye (Publicity); Hajiya Aisha Aliyu (Women and Youth); Senator Abdul Ningi (Organization and Mobilization); Senator Odion Ogbesia (Finance, Treasury and Audit) while Barr. Kabir Usman was assigned to head the Legal department.
It would be recalled that the National Caretaker Committee was constituted at the party’s National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on May 21, 2016 with only two functions mentioned namely: Chairman and secretary manned by both Senator Ahmed Makarfi and the Secretary of the Committee, Senator Ben Obi respectively.