Insecurity: Convene  national conference, declare emergency, PDP NEC tells Buhari



The Peoples Democratic Party’s National Executive Committee  has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, without delay, convene a national conference to galvanize ideas and options to tackle insecurity in the  country.
PDP NEC also advised declare a national state of emergency on insecurity.
It blamed the heightened insecurity nationwide on the “misrule” of President Buhari.
It  commended the efforts of governors, senators, House of Representatives members and other officials elected on the platform of the PDP in seeking solutions to the spate of insecurity in the country.
With regard to the party’s  programmes, PDP NEC expressed satisfaction with the efforts of the NWC in preparation for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra state and asserted its readiness to do everything possible, within the confines of the law, to win the election.
It also received reports on the e-registration of members as the NWC
announced the membership of the committee set up to conduct the

The Edo State Governor, Chief Godwin Obaseki was  appointed to serve
as Chairman, while his Adamawa State counterpart, Governor Ahmadu Umaru
Fintiri, was  appointed  as Deputy Chairman.

According to the communique issued after the NEC meeting on Thursday in Abuja., the statutory members of the committee are the National Organizing
Secretary, National Treasurer, National Financial Secretary, Deputy
National Secretary and the National Publicity Secretary.


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It said further nominations would be taken from the Board of Trustees, the
National Assembly, Forum of State Chairmen as well as the youth and
women wing of the party..

PDP NEC unanimously passed a vote of confidence in the National Chairman,
Prince Uche Secondus as well as the members  of the National Working
Committee (NWC).

NEC further cautioned party members at all levels to be wary of agents
of distractions and division while praising the effort of the NWC for
being focused and purpose driven in piloting the affairs of the party.