I Will Return The Party To The People, Says Newly Sworn In PDP National Chairman
A former Senate President Iyorchia Ayu was on December 10 sworn in as national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Ayu and other members of the new National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP were also presented with certificates of return during the swearing in ceremony at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
The new PDP national officers were elected at the party’s national convention, held on October 30 and 31 at the Eagles Square in Abuja.
Ayu, in acceptance speech, promises to reposition PDP
In his acceptance speech, the new PDP national chairman promised to reposition the party towards emerging victorious in the 2023 general elections.
He said he would return the party to the people.
“Our task at this auspicious moment is to return the party to the people. But to do that, the party needs to be reinvigorated, reinvented and repositioned.
“We are not unmindful of our missed steps and actions in the past, but we have learnt our lessons, both in government and in opposition.
“Today, we stand tall, and with a firm resolve to rebuild our great party and rescue our nation.”
Members of the new PDP NWC, who were sworn in on December 10, are:
Iyorchia Ayu – National Chairman
Taofeek Arapaja – Deputy National Chairman (South)
Umar Damagum – Deputy National Chairman (North)
Samuel Anyanwu – National Secretary.