By Wahab Akanji, Abuja
The Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assigned portfolios to members of the seven man National Caretaker Committee.
The Party announced the PortfoliosÂ on ThursdayÂ during the maiden meeting of the staffers of the Party’s National Secretariat and the Peoples Democratic Institute (PDI) with the National Caretaker Committee.
According to a statement from the party, â€œThe National Caretaker Committee and their Portfolios are as follows:- Senator Ahmed Makarfi â€“ Chairman; Senator Chief Ben Obi (Secretary); Prince Dayo Adeyeye (Publicity); Hajiya Aisha Aliyu (Women & Youth); Senator Abdul Ningi (Organization & Mobilization).â€
The others are Senator Odion Ogbesia (Financial, Treasury, & Audit); Kabir Usman (Legal).
â€œYou will recall that the National Caretaker Committee was constituted at the Party’s National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on May 21, 2016 with only two functions mentioned namely: the Chairman, H. E. Senator Ahmed Makarfi and the Secretary of the Committee, Senator Ben Obi respectively; while other members of the Committee had no portfolios assigned to them at the National Convention.