Jibrin reappointed PDP BoT chairman

The board of trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reappointed Walid Jibrin as its chairman.

In a statement, Jibrin said the decision to reappoint him was taken at a meeting of the board which held on Thursday.

He said Adolphus Wabara, acting secretary of the board, was also confirmed as secretary for a term of five years.

Wabara is a former senate president.

Jibrin said at the meeting, members of the board were advised to remain neutral and avoid following aspirants to rallies.

The BoT chairman said a committee was also set up to discuss with the 12 presidential aspirants of the PDP in order to come up with a consensus candidate of the party.

The statement said the party has been cautioned to manage the situation of defectors and also consider the role played by old members.

“As provided in the party constitution, the board is empowered to regulate its proceedings and draw code of conduct for its members. The board has decided to forward to NWC its full recommendations ,” he said.
Jibrin also congratulated Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, for withdrawing from the presidential race.