By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has said it has received an ex-parte court order to postpone it’s congress scheduled for Saturday.
The Caretaker Committee Chairman and the Secretary, Hon. Bashir Dutsinma; and Hon Abdullahi Kano respectively signed the press release and distributed to newsmen in Kaduna on Thursday, 2020
The statement said already the party had successfully concluded the Local Government Area congress last Wednesday and planned for the state congress scheduled this coming Saturday.
It explained that the party will abide by the directive of the court to postpone the congress while a new date will be announced as soon as possible.
It would be recalled that the National Working Committee of the party had reconstituted Kaduna State Caretaker Committee to pilot the affairs of the party.
The action of the NWC, which is pursuant to section 29(2)(b) and 31(2) (e) of the PDP Constitution (2017 as amended), is consequent upon the expiration of the tenure of the outgoing state caretaker committee.
The reconstituted Caretaker Committee is charged with the sole responsibility of running the affairs of the party in Kaduna state until a new executive committee is elected, for a period not exceeding 90 days (3 months).