Nwodo Sworn-In As PDP Chairman
San Francisco, June 17, (THEWILL) - Nigeria's ruling People's Democratic Party today swore in Mr. Okwesilieze Nwodo as new National Chairman of the party.
Nwodo takes over from former national chairman, Prince Vincent Ogbulafor, who was forced to resign on corruption charges.
"The focus of my leadership of the party will be primarily on the rebuilding of the party's image.
"The days of imposition of candidates by the PDP, hoping to hoist such leaders on the people of Nigeria through rigged elections are over forever," Nwodo said in a speech at his swearing-in ceremony at the PDP headquarters in capital city Abuja.