PDP CONVENTION: Crisis deepens, as Bode George calls for Makarfi’s resignation


By Dapo Akinrefon & Dirisu Yakubu

ABUJA—THE crisis confronting the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP deepened yesterday after another of the eight national chairmanship contenders expressed lack of confidence in the actions of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee, NCC, which it described as favouring a South-South candidate.

Bode George

The allegation was made by Chief Bode George, the erstwhile deputy national chairman of the party. The call came a day after Prof. Tunde Adeniran, another South-west candidate accused Makarfi of partisanship towards Prince Uche Secondus from Rivers State.

George, however, did not mention any name. Secondus and the media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi are the only candidates in the contest for national chairman from the South-South.

George, speaking through the Director-General of the Bode George Campaign Organization, BGCO, Alhaji…

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