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PDP Sets Up Screening Panel For Lagos Bye-Elections

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Ganiyat Ganiyu 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday announced a five-member screening committee for the Lagos State Senatorial and State Assembly bye-elections.

The National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (retd), made this known in a statement in Abuja.

He said the committee would be headed by Mr. Tajudeen Ayo Yusuf.

Other members of the committee are: Otunba Daisi Akintan, Mrs. Helen Adebakin, Dr. Adekunle Akindele and Jacob Otokpa, who will serve as secretary.

The screening exercise, according to him, would take place on Tuesday at the party’s secretariat in Ikeja, Lagos.

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The bye-elections has been scheduled for October 31.

The statement read, “The National Working Committee (NWC) of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has approved the nomination of the following party members to serve on the Screening Committee for the Lagos State Senatorial and State Assembly bye-elections.

“The committee is mandated to screen all aspirants for the upcoming Lagos East Senatorial District and Kosofe II State Constituency Bye-elections in Lagos state.

“Members of the committee are Tajudeen Ayo Yusuf (Chairman), Otunba Daisi Akintan (Member), Mrs. Helen Adebakin (Member), Dr. Adekunle Akindele (Member) and Jacob Otokpa (Secretary).

“The exercise is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the Party Secretariat, 56A Adekunle Fajuyi Way, Ikeja GRA, Lagos, at 10:00 a.m.”

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