Edo PDP elect adhoc delegates ahead of party primaries

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has coordinated ward congresses across the 192 wards in the state to choose adhoc delegates ahead of the party primaries.

Chairman of the Edo PDP Ward Congress Electoral Committee, Dr. Kingsley Emu, who addressed the State Working Committee at the party secretariat in Benin City ahead of the beginning of election activity, said the ward congresses will deliver 576 adhoc delegates from the 192 wards in Edo State.

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The activity across the 192 wards of Edo State was observed by authorities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The chairman noticed that each ward is supposed to deliver three adhoc delegates in accordance with the party rules.

Emu said, “The process begins from the ward. We have 192 wards in Edo State and 18 local government regions and the congress is supposed to create 576 agents for the political race with one national from each local government area.

“At the point when we say the process start from the ward, it truly intends that there will be congresses in each ward as each ward is supposed to deliver its own adhoc delegate. The report is then sent to the Local Government Monitoring Committee and then transferred to the State Secretariat where the last examination is done.”


He proceeded, “The citizens should be card conveying members from the PDP. Their cards not bound to be endorsed by the wards’ chairmen and secretaries; so long they have been endorsed by the national it becomes genuine.

“We are content with the improvement here and have visited a couple of where the congress is going on and we are here at the party Secretariat for the collation; we will do it equitably.”

On his part, Edo PDP Chairman, Tony Azeigbemi said, “The PDP National Executive Committee fixed 30th of April 2022 (today) to lead the congress to choose the three-man adhoc delegate.

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“The National Working Committee set up this Committee to direct this congress here. It’s not a state affair however a national. The executive and secretary will go through the methodology embraced to finish the activity.”

As at press time, results from the political race were all the while being anticipated.

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