Moving ahead of the May 28 presidential convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) a 37 member zoning committee set up at the end of its 95th National Executive Committee, NEC meeting will be inaugurated on Thursday.
Therefore, the committee is expected to recommend to the party whether zoning would help it return to power at the centre in 2023 or not.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, his Enugu State counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, Former Adamawa State Governor Boni Haruna and Chairman PDP disciplinary committee, chief Tom Ikimi (Edo state) are appointed to serve in the committee, While Others are Mao Ohuabunwa(Abia), Emmanuel ibok essien (Akwa ibom), Prof A.B Nwosu (Anambra), Abdul Ahmed Ningi (Bauchi) and Boye Layefa Deketemem who represents Bayelsa State.
Also Sanusi Daggash (Borno), Liyel Imoke (Cross River), Ndudi Elumelu (Delta), Franklin Nchita Ogbuewu (Ebonyi), Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti), Mohammed Abdulrahman (FCT), Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe), Chief Fidelis Izuchukwu (Imo) and Sule Lamido (Jigawa). Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna), Aminu Wali (Kano), Ibrahim Shema (Katsina), Tanimu Turaki (Kebbi), Ibrahim Idris (Kogi), Abubakar Baraje (Kwara), Olabode George (Lagos), Mike Abdul (Nasarawa) Jerry Gana (Niger) and Daisi Akintan of Ogun state. Omotayo Dairo (Ondo), Adewale Oladipo (Osun), Hosea Agboola (Oyo), David Jang ) Plateau) Austin Opara (Rivers), Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto), Adamu Maina Waziri (Yobe) and Mahadi Gusau (Zamfara).
A chairman and secretary is expected to be named for the committee at the event.