PDP BoT Chairman Jibrin has resigned as Wabara takes over.
Glamtush reports that a former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara, has been named acting Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the resignation of Walid Jibrin.
This online newspaper understands that he has also been named the Political Adviser of the National Chairman of the PDP, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu.
Wabara, who was before now, the Secretary of the PDP BoT, would be appointed to the presidential campaign council of the PDP.
A source said the decision was taken a few moments ago at the ongoing BoT meeting taking place in Abuja.
“The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, will also resign shortly as the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, the source said.
Meanwhiĺe, this online platform recalls that Jibrin disclosed his resignation at the 97th BoT meeting of the party on Thursday in Abuja.
Jibrin said the decision was made to ensure the party’s presidential candidate emerged victorious in the 2023 elections.
He said, “I took this decision based on what I said in the past. I said that all we want to make sure of is that Atiku Abubakar becomes the President by all means, and that is why I sincerely decided to step down from the BoT. I discussed this with the candidate and he agreed with me. I am sure if the party wins, I will be given a bigger position.”