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PDP Endorse Ali Ndume, Umar Bago For Senate And House of Representative Leadership

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Ahead of Tuesday’s National Assembly Inauguration in Nigeria and election of its Principal officers, the leadership of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has endorsed the candidature of Ali-Ndume and Umar Bago for the leadership of Senate and House of Representatives respectively.

The decision was taken at National Working Committe meeting held at Bayelsa state Government lodge in Abuja which had in attendance Senators Elect,Governors,House of Representatives members elect and other party leaders

FULL TEXT OF THE PRESS STATEMENT

June 10, 2019

Nass Leadership: PDP Endorses Ali Ndume, Umar Bago

The National Working Committee (NWC)  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after very extensive consultations with critical stakeholders resolves to support Senator Ali Ndume and Hon. Umar Mohammed Bago for Senate President and Speaker of House of Representatives respectively, ahead of National Assembly inauguration on Tuesday.

The final resolution on Senator Ndume and Hon. Bago was reached at the end of a decisive meeting of members of the National Working Committee, party leaders, state governors as well as senators and members-elect on the platform of the PDP.

This decision is in the best interest of the nation, in line with our party’s determination to deepen democracy, ensure a strong and independent legislature, strict compliance with the principle of separation of powers as well as constitutional checks and balances in the polity.

All senators and members-elect on the platform of the PDP are to be guided accordingly.

Signed:

Sen. Umar Ibrahim Tsauri
National Secretary

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