Katsina State Central former Senator, Senator Umar Ibrahim Tsauri CON has emerged the National Secretary of the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the early hours of today.
According to reports from our sources, Senator Umar Ibrahim Tsauri CON won the Secretary’s position after defeating two other contestants including a former minister under the previous administration of President Goodluck Jonathan from Kaduna State with over 1500 votes.
It could be recalled that the position of the party’s Secretary was zoned to the North western part of Nigeria and further Micro-zoned to the old Kaduna state that comprised Katsina and Kaduna.
In a related development, Mr Uche Secondus has been declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Chairmanship election.
The PDP chief defeated Professor Tunde Adeniran and Raymond Dokpesi to emerge victorious at the party’s controversial national convention which commenced on Saturday at the Eagles Square in Abuja.
He was declared winner of the election after polling 2,000 votes, compared to the 230 votes secured by Professor Adeniran and the 66 votes Dokpesi got in the election.
Consequently, he was declared winner of the election by the immediate past Governor of Benue State, Mr Gabriel Suswam, who is the Chairman of the Electoral Committee.