The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday extended the tenure of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee at its non-elective convention at the Eagles Square.
The tenure of the caretaker committee was extended by four months, starting from today, August 12, 2017.
The decision to extend the tenure of the committee followed a motion by the former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Sen. Godswill Akpabio.
Akpabio had, in moving the motion, stressed that the committee needed more time to play the role for which it was set up and to ensure that principal officers are elected for the party
The motion was seconded by a former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido.
Also, the National Convention of the party, which is its supreme organ, dissolved the leadership of the party in Adamawa, Borno, Kebbi, Ogun, Lagos, Kwara, Osun states.
The decision is part of the party’s efforts to resolve leadership issues in the states, especially in Ogun State where two factions have laid claim to the control of the party.