The chief of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) within the South East geo-political zone and Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Saturday, led get together delegates to the zonal congress to elect Chief Ali Odefa because the Nationwide Vice Chairman (South East) of the PDP.
The PDP zonal congress additionally elected 14 different members of the Zonal Government Committee of the get together by a peaceable and clear election that was carried out by the Electoral Committee from the Nationwide Management of the PDP, led by Dr. Ibrahim Umar.
The electoral course of was monitored and thereafter endorsed by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) as orderly, peaceable and credible.
The opposite elected Zonal Working Committee members, who have been sworn in alongside the brand new Nationwide Vice Chairman, Chief Odefa, are Chief Ugwu James (Zonal Secretary); Hon Emeka Okeke (Zonal Treasurer); Hon. Casmir Ugwu (Zonal Monetary Secretary); Hon. Mike Ahumibe (Zonal Organizing Secretary); Barr. Ukpai Ukairo (Zonal Authorized Adviser); Engr. Augustine Okeke; (Zonal Publicity Secretary); Hon. Lazarus Ogbe (Zonal Auditor); Hon. Mrs. Mary Omile (Zonal Lady Chief) and Comrade Chidiebere Egwu (Zonal Youth Chief).
The 5 others who have been elected as Zonal Ex-officio members are Chief Damian Ozurumba (Abia); Hon. Mrs. Anthonia Nwankwu (Anambra); Engr. Francis Kalu (Ebonyi); Hon. Chief Romanus Edeh (Enugu) and Sir. Stanley Ekezie (Imo).
The zonal congress which was attended by the Deputy Governor of Abia State, Rt. Hon. Ude Oko Chukwu, the PDP Nationwide Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu, the Nationwide Youth Chief, Rt. Hon. Sunday Udeh-Okoye, former Governors of Ebonyi, Anambra and Imo states, Senator Sam Egwu, Peter Obi and Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha respectively, Nationwide and State Meeting members from the zone, Barr. Olisa Metu, Chief Mrs. Josephine Anenih, Chief Chris Ubah, and different esteemed leaders of the get together within the zone, together with the brand new returnee in Anambra State, Hon. Tony Nwoye, additionally elected six Nationwide Ex-officio members of the get together from the South East.
The newly elected Nationwide Ex-officio members are Chief Ibe Nwadioha (Abia); Chief Barr. Okey Muo-Aroh (Anambra); Woman Barr. Nonye Nwangwu (Anambra); Hon. Harrison Onwe (Ebonyi); Princess Edith Okoro N. (Enugu) and Hon. Chinemerem Madu (Imo).
Declaring Odefa because the winner, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Dr. Umar, after asserting the outcome, mentioned: “I Dr. Ibrahim Umar, the Chairman of the Electoral Panel of the 2021 South East Zonal Congress hereby declare Chief Ali Odefa because the duly elected Nationwide Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Celebration within the South East”.
Endorsing the PDP zonal congress, the Enugu State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Emeka Ononamadu said: “Now we have noticed the method and it was orderly; it was peaceable and the voting went efficiently and we’re glad with the end result; so thanks for this peaceable congress”.
Authenticating the train, PDP South East leaders, such because the Deputy Governor of Abia State, Rt. Hon. Oko Chukwu, Mr. Peter Obi, Senator Sam Egwu and the Speaker of the Enugu State Home of Meeting, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi, unanimously described the electoral course of as peaceable, free, truthful and credible, declaring that it was the perfect election within the South East in current time.
Responding on behalf of the newly elected Executives, the Nationwide Vice Chairman, Chief Odefa, thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi and different PDP delegates for electing them to serve the get together.
He pledged that they’ll put the curiosity of the PDP first by offering a stage enjoying floor and dealing for the victory of the get together within the zone.
Chief Odefa due to this fact reassured stakeholders of the get together within the South East that his management is not going to allow them to down, declaring that “each state that was taken from the PDP on this zone will likely be reclaimed by the get together, ranging from Anambra State”.