PDP okays Elumelu as Minority Leader

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The leadership the Peoples Democratic (PDP) has finally accepted Mr. Ndudi Elumelu as the Minority in the House Representatives.

The official recognition followed the lifting the suspension order the ’s leadership slammed on Elumelu and others in July 2019 when he became Minority against the ’s choice of Kingsley Chinda.

The party’s leadership, led by the National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday met Elumelu and officially handed him the mantle lead the minority PDP members in the House.

The marked the end of a protracted tussle between the lawmaker and party over the minority leadership in the Green Chamber of .

Secondus quoted have charged Elumelu and other PDP legislators always speak one voice on national issues.

“The essence of this is reiterate the lifting of the suspension. Nigeria is in dire straits now and we need a viable in the House of Representatives.

“You must, therefore, speak one voice on all issues. The is collapsing and there are a lot of security challenges facing the country. This is the time need you the most and we must rise to defend interest,” Secondus said.

Responding, Elumelu thanked the leadership of the party for lifting the suspension and pledged to ensure a reinvigorated in the House of Representatives.

He stressed the need for indivisibility of the PDP in the lower chamber, adding that with the resolution of the leadership crisis, the in the House had been repositioned for the tasks ahead.