PDP Names Umar Damagun Acting National Chairman, As Ayu Steps Down

Umar Damagun.

The People’s Democratic Party has announced the Party’s decision to appoint Umar Damagun as replacement for Iyorchia Ayu who has stepped aside.

In a statement released on Tuesday afternoon, the PDP said Damagun will take charge in temporary capacity until a substantive appointment is made.

The statement read, “In-line with the recent Court Order from the Benue State High Court, restraining the National Chairman, @iyorchiayu, from parading himself as Chairman of the party, the Deputy National Chairman, North, Amb Iliya Umar Damagum has assumed office as the Acting National Chairman of the @OfficialPDPNig, pending the determination of the case in court.”

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