Ekos Akpokabayen re-elected as chairman of PDP South Africa

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), South Africa Chapter, has re-elected Ekos Akpokabayen as its chairman.

Akpokabayen emerged after the party’s elective congress held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

He and other executive members will pilot the affairs of the chapter for the next four years.

PDP South Africa, Publicity Secretary, Michael Evah, who disclosed this in a statement, said the election was a two-horse race between a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Tunji Omotola, and the incumbent Akpokabayen.

“Hon. Ekos Akpokabayen came out with a landslide victory as the chairman-elect of the People’s Democratic Party South Africa Chapter. The elected vice-chairman is Hon. Dr. Emeka Egwu while Hon. Rev. Alex Waniko was elected as the chapter’s Secretary-General”, he said.

Some of the other newly elected members are Treasurer, Mrs. Funke Agbola; Deputy Secretary, Mrs. Mercy Alabi; Publicity Secretary, Comrade Michael Evah; Asst. Publicity Secretary, Hon. Doris Nwachukwu; Organising Secretary, Hon. Jay Eseyoma, among others.

He added that the PDP-SA Chapter elective congress drew delegates from Johannesburg, Pretoria and board of trustee were in attendance, with members of the party around the country in South Africa.

He noted that the Chairperson of the electoral committee; Dr Rita Ozoemena went about her duty with great respect for the PDP constitution and also ensures that the process was free and fair to all.

Evah stressed the PDP South Africa chapter newly elected executive appreciate the delegates and congratulate all those who are elected into office as well, added that that the party would move stronger in handling some notable lingering issues pertaining diaspora voting and most importantly working with the National body to ensure that our great party come back to the hem of leadership affairs in Nigeria come 2023.

This article was previously published on the Nation

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