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Finally, PDP NEC Meeting To Hold Soon - Metuh

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, (THEWILL) – The National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold soon, the party said Friday.

The PDP held its last NEC meeting in June 2012 whereas the party’s constitution stipulates that NEC meeting must hold every quarter.

THEWILL can report can that the NEC meetings were suspended following the internal squabble in the party ahead of the 2015 Presidential election.

A statement by Chief Olisa Metuh, its National Publicity Secretary said, “All is now set for the convening of the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

“Consequently, the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) has decided that one of the items to be presented at the impending NEC meeting would be the issue of setting up standing and ad-hoc committees in the party.

“The approval of NEC in this regard will assist in widening the scope of participation by party stakeholders in the mobilization and sensitization efforts and help the national leadership in driving the vision and manifesto of the party to ensure the success of the Transformation Agenda of the President Goodluck Jonathan-led PDP administration.

“Also the corrected version of the PDP Constitution approved at the 2012 Convention will be presented to NEC for ratification.

“The NWC also clarifies that the on-going ministerial briefing is aimed at assessing and evaluating the performances of federal ministers in delivering their mandates in the interest of all Nigerians. A report on the exercise will be exhaustively discussed between the President and the leadership of the party.