From Maurice Okafor, Enugu
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South East zone, yesterday passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the party in the zone, satisfying all the officers as credible to re contest their respective position at the forth coming National Convention of the party.
The South East zonal chairman of the party, Chief Austin Umahi, dropped this hints as decision reached after then zonal meeting held at Government house Enugu, which ended late in the evening, stating the whole zonal and national exco because they had done well for the party.
He stated, “This is South East Zonal Executive Meeting and I am very proud that it was successful. The deliberations were fantastic, you could see cohesion, you see could oneness, unity of the party and that goes a long way to tell us that this is like the bedrock of PDP in Nigeria because you cannot discuss PDP without mentioning South East. We are proud of PDP,” Umahi said.
Umahi said that essence of the zonal meeting was to pass resolutions and to make the party stronger in the zone.
He said that it was for that purpose that they decided to adopt all their exco members for the forthcoming congress.
“It was put to vote and it was unanimously adopted and agreed,” Umahi said.
Explaining, he said that the zonal chairman was zoned to Ebonyi, the national youth leader zoned to Enugu and other positions were thus zoned to different states in the zone remain as they are.