Cross River PDP Inaugurates Zoning Committee For Congresses

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By CrossRiverWatch admin

Some members of the committee at the meeting
Some members of the committee at the meeting

The Cross River chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday inaugurated a seven-man zoning committee for the forthcoming state congress.

The State Chairman of the party, Mr John Okon, said during the inauguration in Calabar that the committee became necessary to ensure equity, justice and fair-play during Ward, Local Government, State and National Congresses.

He said “this is a team that will inject confidence into members of the party in Cross River.”

Okon added that the committee’s terms of reference included determining the sharing formula for party positions during the state congress.

He noted that “this will ensure equitable allocation of party positions meant for Cross River at the zonal and national levels, as well as make recommendations on how these positions should be shared equitably among the three senatorial zones.”

The chairman reminded the committee of the need to take into consideration the 35 per cent affirmation for women and to turn in their recommendations within two weeks.

He said members of the committee were carefully selected based on their proven integrity.

They include the state Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu, Speaker of House of Assembly, John Lebo and Senator Gershom Bassey representing Southern Senatorial District.

The PDP chairman added that “we believe that as loyal, responsible and committed members of the party, you will perform this assignment with utmost diligence.”

Responding, the deputy governor, who is the Chairman of the committee, promised to commence sitting immediately in order to meet up with the two weeks given to it.

Esu thanked the party for giving them the opportunity to serve and assured that they would not let the party down.

“I am always ready to serve my party. Anytime I am called to serve I will not hesitate to come,’’ he said.

The PDP ward congress is expected to begin on April 23.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Ayade’s Defection, PDP’s Wisemen And 2023 Guber Polls BY AWASSAM BASSEY

Since the 1991 elections that ushered in the Third Republic, in which the National Republican Convention (NRC) and the

Read More...

Socketing To The Center: Gov. Ayade Gifts APC Reps Members Land Cruiser Jeeps

By Azogor Ideba Governor of Cross River State, Sen. Ben Ayade, Monday, presented 3 Toyota Land Cruiser Jeeps to

Read More...

Suspected Burglar Attempts Burgling ACROJ Secretariat

By Victoria Effiong An unknown suspected burglar attempted breaking into the Secretariat of Association of Cross River Online Journalists

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now