PDP NWC lifts suspension on Elumelu, Okechukwu, Gwani, others

By Unue Emeka,

The National Working Committee (NWC) of Nigerian main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lifted the suspension placed on seven of its members in the House of Representatives.

The members are Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, Hon. Wole Oke, Hon. Lynda Ikpeazu, Hon. Anayo Edwin, Hon. Gideon Gwani, Hon. Toby Okechukwu and Hon. Adekoya Addul-majid.

The lifting of the suspension was disclosed in a Statement on Thursday 18th February 2021 by the National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan.

The Statement reads:

“The National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP noted that the lifting of the suspension was based on the recommendations of the various committee set on issues relating to the suspension.

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“The party charges the lawmakers to be loyal to the party and obey its directives in line with its constitution and vision of its founding fathers.

“In the same vein, the party maintains that it continues to recognize the PDP Caucus of the House of Representatives as led by Hon. Kingsley Chinda and charged all members elected on the platform of the party to continue to participate in the activities of the Caucus.

“The PDP urges the lawmakers to ensure a stronger and more viable opposition that speaks with one voice in the legislative house.

“Furthermore, the party directs the Harmonization Committee led by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to further meet with our members in the House of Representatives with a view to ensuring harmonious relationship among them.”

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