he Lagos State executives of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday declared their support for a former Deputy National Chairman of the party, Olabode George, to be the party’s national chairman.
The State Chairman of the PDP, Moshood Salvador, made the declaration at a news conference on the forthcoming national convention at the party’s secretariat in Ikeja, Lagos.
The Ahmed Markafi led-Caretaker Committee had zoned the national chairmanship position to the South and the Presidency to the North.
It also fixed Aug. 11 for the National Convention.
Mr. Salvador said, “The overall successes of the PDP Local Government, State, National Assembly and 2019 Presidential elections are predicated upon the perfect organisation and repositioning of the party.
“One of the most important aspects of which is the proper and excellent restructuring of the party’s organs; the wards, from the local government to the national level.
“We support and appreciate the efforts of the Markarfi Caretaker Committee; we also appreciate the work done by the zoning committee, ’’ Salvador said.
The PDP boss said there was need to zone the office of the national chairman of the party to the South-West specifically.