Uche Secondus Elected As PDP National Chairman


Uche Secondus
Mr Uche Secondus has been declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party's National Chairmanship election after recording a landslide victory as the first runner up. Secondus defeated Professor Tunde Adeniran and Raymond Dokpesi to emerge victorious at the party's controversial national convention which commenced on Saturday at the Eagles Square in Abuja.

Uche secondus was declared winner of the election after polling a total of 2,000 votes, compared to the 230 votes secured by Professor Adeniran and the 66 votes Dokpesi got in the election. This made him declared winner of the election by the immediate past Governor of Benue State, Mr Gabriel Suswam, who happens to be the Chairman of the Electoral Committee.

The party now has a new National Secretary in person of Senator Umar Ibrahim Tsauri who polled a total of 1,549 votes to defeat Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha and Senator Nenadi Usman who had 371 and 287 votes respectively.

Also at the Convention, they were election into the National Working Committee (NWC) at Saturday delegate election with Senator Gamawa babayo Garba emerging as the new Deputy National Chairman (North) beating former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Maryam Inna Ciroma, who many had tipped for the position.

Senator Garba got 1316 out of total vote cast while Ciroma polled 350 to settle for second spot on the log. Senator Saidu Kumo who also ran for the position came third after polling a total of 89 votes.

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