The Vice Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Benue State Zone A, Hon. Azua Ashongo, has emerged as the Chairman of the PDP State Vice Chairmen’s Forum nationwide.
He was elected chairman of the forum at its Saturday’s virtual national convention.
Ashongo, in his acceptance speech, a copy of which was sighted by our correspondent, expressed gratitude to his colleagues for electing him as pioneer Chairman of the forum.
He said, though his intention was not to create the forum and be made its chairman but he appreciate the honour done him.
“Personally, I wasn’t creating this forum so as to be made the Chairman, but I was only doing it so that we can also come together as one family and deeply involved in the process of selecting someone who becomes the Party Flag-Bearer, come 2023 general elections.
“However, you have found me worthy to serve as the forum’s Chairman and other officers, this is a great honour done to all of us and we are not taking this for granted”, Ashongo said.
He assured the forum of his total commitment in making sure the forum becomes the PDP’s strongest and most reliable forum in Nigeria.
Ashongo also solicited for the supports and contributions of his colleagues to ensure the success of the forum.
Other members of the new national executive include, Abraham Amah, Secretary; Hamisu Dogo, Treasurer; Akinlabi Taiwo, Publicity Secretary; Peter Sabo, Financial Secretary and Dr. Julius Takeme, Organizing secretary.
The forum also elected the following as coordinators from various geopolitical zones: Dr. Ozoani, South East; Hassan Sheriff, North East; Aliyu Namoda, North West and Hon. Jerry Satmark, North Central.