The People!es Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee last Saturday gave kudos to the Ebonyi State Chapter of the Party, over the peaceful conduct of Ward Congress election held across the 171 electoral wards in the State.
The Chairperson of the Supervisory Team from the Party National Secretariat Abuja Mrs Chinyere Mba gave the commendation in Abakaliki after monitoring the conduct of the exercise in the state.
She expressed satisfaction over the orderly conduct of the event which lead to the election of Ward Executive that would pilot the affairs of the Party at the wards in the next four years.
“The National Working Committee mandated us to come to Ebonyi State and supervise the exercise, we are here to oversee what they have done, they had a peaceful and credible Congress”
“Since last Friday we arrived the State, we have distributed our electoral materials , we believe in Due Process and Rule of Law in accordance with Electoral Guidelines.
Earlier in his speech, the Ebonyi State Chairman of PDP Barrister Onyebuchi Nwaebonyi, said that the Party adopted “Option A4” mode of voting as stipulated in the Party constitution.
Barrister Nwaebonyi restated that the ward congresses was purely for the purpose of electing new Executive at the ward level for the next four years.
“The Congress was free and fair, it was thrown open , members of the Party who were qualified contested for the election”
He attributed the free conduct of the Congress in the state to the maturity and decorum exhibited by party faithfuls ,
PDP in Ebonyi State is one family, we are an organized party, before now we had our State Executive Council meeting where we agreed on the modus operandi for the exercise”
The Party boss reiterated that adequate security measures were put in place during the conduct of the event through the engagement of security Agencies.