By Abdullahi Suleman
Reports making the rounds, points to an unsubstantiated report that the national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has been ‘sacked’.
But Midwest Herald checks shows that, Ayu remains the National Chairman of the PDP.
According to our verified information, Ayu is on vacation and by extention, the Deputy National Chairman, North, Ambassador Umar Damagu is acting until his return.
“There is no fact about the rumour. The National Chairman is on vacation and as expected, the Deputy National Chairman has filled the gap until his return.
“We had a Roundtable discussion with Daily Trust Newspaper yesterday as well as some visitors, were all the National Working Committee members were in attendance. The Deputy National Chairman, Umar Damagu was referred to as ‘acting national chairman’, Chief Dan Osi Orbih, Deputy National Chairman, South-South told Midwest Herald’s Abuja Correspondent a while ago.