The Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday handed over the mantle of leadership to the recently constituted Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee.
Speaking at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja, the party’s BoT Chairman, Sen. Walid Jibrin said he was handing over the secretariat to the Makarfi-led committee, appealing to party members to cooperate with the committee to deliver on its mandate
Dismissing reports that the board took over the party’s leadership, Jibrin said the board was only holding the assets and liabilities of the party in trust.
Also speaking, former Deputy National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus said the party is working towards producing leaders who will in turn lead the party to victory in the next general election.
“The party is one and is strong. On behalf of members of the former National Working Committee of the PDP, I am here to handover to the Caretaker committee chairman, we are ready to work with you, we are ready to cooperate with you,” he said.