PDP Convention Unites Stakeholders as Party Chieftains Converge on Abuja


Ahead of today’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, stakeholders of the party that had not publicly identified with the PDP in recent past attended a party meeting in Abuja on Friday.

One of such persons include former Vice President Namadi Sambo. Also some former governors and ministers who had not been visible in the party affairs attended the meeting.

The stakeholders’ meeting took place at the Akwa Ibom State Governor’s Lodge, Abuja.

At the meeting, the stakeholders pledged to attend the national convention and other party activities.


The meeting was presided over by the Chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State.

Those who attended the PDP stakeholders’ meeting Friday included:

Serving Governors and Deputy Governor

1. Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State, Governor/Chairman

2. Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor/Vice Chairman

3. Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Adamawa State Governor

4. Mr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State Governor

5. Sen. Bala Mohammed, Bauchi State Governor

6. Sen. Douye Diri, Akwa Ibom State Governor

7. Dr. Samuel Ortom, Akwa Ibom State Governor

8. Sen. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, Delta State Governor

10. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor

11. Engr. Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor

12. Barr. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor

13. Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku, Taraba State Governor

14. Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Zamfara State Deputy Governor

National Assembly Leadership

1. Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe – Senate Minority Leader

2. Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu – House of Representatives Minority Leader

3. Sen. Philip Aduda – Senate Minority Whip

4. Rt. Hon Gideon Gwani – House of Representatives Minority Whip

5. Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha – Senate Deputy Minority Leader

6. Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu – House of Representatives Deputy Minority Leader

7. Sen. Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba – Senate Deputy Minority Whip

8. Rt. Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya -House of Representatives Deputy Minority Whip

Former Vice Presidents

1. H.E. Atiku Abubakar, Former Vice President

2. H.E. Namadi Sambo, Former Vice President

BoT Leaders

H.E. Sen. Adolphus Wabara, BoT Secretary

Former Presiding Officers of National Assembly

2. H.E. Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim, Former Senate President

3. H.E. Sen. David Mark, Former Senate President

4. H.E. Sen. (Dr.) Bukola Saraki, Former Senate President

5. H.E. Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, Former Deputy Senate President

6. Rt. Hon. Austin Opara, Former Deputy Speaker

7. Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Former Deputy Speaker

Former Governors:

1. North West, H.E. Ramalan Yero

2. North East, H.E. Boni Haruna

3. North Central, H.E. Ibrahim Idris

4. South West, H.E. Segun Oni

5. South South, H.E. Liyel Imoke

6. South East, H.E. Sen. Sam Egwu

7. North Central H.E. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu.

8. H.E. Sir Celestine Omehia

9. H.E. Gabriel Suswan

10 H.E Mukhtar R. Yero

11. H.E. Sule Lamido, Jigawa State

12. H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Kaduna State

13. H.E. Ibrahim Shema, Katsina State

14. H.E. Liyel Imoke, Cross Rivers State

15. H.E. Peter Obi, Anambra State

16. H.E Ibrahim Dankwambo , Gombe State

17. Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo

Former Ministers Forum

1. Kabiru Turaki Tanimu

2. Mukhtar S. Shagari

3. Oloye Jumoke Akinjide

Sen. Abiodun Olujimi

Adamu Waziri, Yobe State

Sen. Ibrahim Kazaure

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