PDP Sets up Screening Committee for Lagos By-elections


By Chuks Okocha

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) yesterday set up a five-member screening committee for the Lagos State Senatorial and State Assembly by-elections, scheduled for October 31.

This was contained in a statement titled “Lagos State Senatorial and State Assembly By-Election: Screening Committee,” signed by the PDP National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd).

It read in part, “The National Working Committee (NWC) of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has approved the nomination of the following party members to serve on the Screening Committee for the Lagos state Senatorial and state assembly bye-elections.

“The committee is mandated to screen all aspirants for the upcoming Lagos East Senatorial District and Kosofe II State Constituency By-Elections in Lagos State.”

Members of the committee are Tajudeen Ayo Yusuf (Chairman); Otunba Daisi Akintan (member); Mrs. Helen Adebakin (member); Dr. Adekunle Akindele (member); and Jacob Otokpa (Secretary).

The exercise is scheduled for tomorrow August 25, 2020 at the party’s secretariat, 56A Adekunle Fajuyi Way, Ikeja GRA, Lagos.