Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has emerged as the brand new chairman of the Discussion board of Governors of the Folks’s Democratic Occasion.
Makinde emerged as the brand new chairman minutes after the previous chairman, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, resigned on Thursday.
The Governor of Oyo State emerged as the brand new chairman on the ongoing assembly of the PDP Nationwide Government Council Board within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The PUNCH had beforehand reported that the NEC had handed a confidence vote on the nationwide PDP chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, with which the decision for his (Ayu’s) dismissal by some aggrieved occasion members.
A complete of 397 members of the NEC, together with the occasion’s former nationwide presidents, the nation’s rapid previous vice chairman, Namadi Sambo, the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, amongst others, was accredited for the assembly.
All 397 members of the NEC who attended the assembly voted for Ayu to proceed as chairman of the occasion.