In keeping with the tenets of the 2022 Electoral Act, as amended, members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are either affirming or electing adhoc delegates whose responsibilities are to elect likely candidates for the 2023 general elections.
At the congresses, party faithfuls were opportuned to vote for and return only two men and a lady that will join two that represents the local government areas and five members of the ward working committee members.
Our Correspondents report that the excercise, which took place across the country that commenced from 8am on Saturday, were relatively peaceful, especially where only the remaining three were affirmed.
At Ward 2 in Umuachi, Afor in Ndokwa East local government area of Delta state, Bayelsa Times witnessed a very peaceful process where Comrade Uche Abuaneku, formally announced a member of the state Advisory and Peace Building Council, Pharm. Paul Enebeli, Mr. Bright Okeleke and Miss Ifinwa Ndidi as duly elected.
At the event was a state House of Assembly member aspirant, Hon. Chika Ossai. The former Commissioner for Land and Survey, who was later moved to the Basic and Primary Education ministry, had prior to the affirmation informed members of the expectations from the party national secretariat.
Earlier, the ward chairman, Hon. Idowu Enuma, while expressing appreciation for the turn out despite the short notice enjoined member to abide by the rules, just as he explained the process that led the final emergence of the three that will make up the final ten delegates from the ward.