A splinter group of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the ‘Fresh PDP’ has set up an interim parallel National Working Committee (NWC) to take charge of its affairs.
The group announced plans to embark on a nationwide membership drive, which it noted would be done electronically.
The Interim national chairman of the group, Engineer Obi-Nwosu Emmanuel disclosed this while addressing a press conference on Thursday in Abuja.
He said the ‘Fresh PDP’ would organise an elective national convention at the end of the first phase of its membership drive.
The interim NWC members as announced are, Hon. Osukuade Sowemiko (Deputy national chairman, south); Alhaji Abubakar Muslim (Deputy national chairman, north); Alhaji Gamawa Muhammad Ibrahim (Secretary); Rodney Odili-Obi (Organising secretary); Ambassador Waziri Umar (Financial secretary) and Barrister Chidi Onwuekweikpe (Legal adviser). Others are Chief Chuks Eze (Youth leader), Hajira Mohammed (Women leader); Suleiman Tahir (Deputy national youth leader); Festus Itoya (Deputy financial secretary) and Ugomma Donald (Deputy national secretary); Alhaji Aminu Shuaibu (zonal chairman, north-east); Dr. Yusuf Ilya (zonal chairman north-west); Stephen Owoicho Ameh (zonal chairman north-central); Ransome Rotimi Ojo (zonal chairman south-west); Engineer Onyeka Ezeghalike (zonal chairman, South-east) and Dr. Alexander Ebipua-Koinyan (zonal chairman south-south).