Uche Secondus wins PDP chairmanship at the national convention


Uche Secondus has emerged as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the major opposition party in Nigeria, after he defeated three other aspirants with over 2000 votes.

His close contender  Prof. Tunde  Adeniran polled  230 votes, Raymond Dokpesi scored 66 votes while Taoheed Adedoja nil vote.
Breaking News! Prince Uche Secondus has been elected as the National Chairman of the @OfficialPDPNig. He won other contestants with a total of 2,000 votes. Prince Secondus and the newly elected officials have been sworn in at Eagle Square, venue of the PDP National Convention pic.twitter.com/JPj40ZhoyS
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) December 10, 2017
Umar Ibrahim emerged as National Secretary of the party with 1549 votes to beat Abubakar Mustapha who scored  371 votes and Nenadi Usman who got  287 votes. Also, Senator Gamawa Babawo Garba has been announced as the winner for  Deputy National Chairman (North ) 1316 votes to beat six other contenders.

Five aspirants have earlier withdrawn from the Chairmanship race which includes; Bode George, Jimi Agbaje, Gbenga Daniel, Rasheed Ladoja and Remi Olusegun.

Raymond Dokpesi and Prof. Tunde Adeniran who earlier walked out of the convention ground have rejected the results and called for its cancellation following the series of allegations of bribery of delegates and irregularities. They described the process as unfair.


They stated that delegates were given a list of candidates to support and that the organizers of the convention had become helpless.

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