The Peoples Democratic Party is planning to build a database of its membership nationwide as it prepares to reposition itself ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Towards this end, the party’s National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akabundu, has written to all state chairmen of the party to furnish his office with details of all members who have held public office since 1999 and are still members of the party.
This was contained in a letter dated Monday September 21, 2020, with reference number PDP/DOM/GF.2/VOL.14/ 20-187, titled “Request for Information,” which was signed by the national organizing secretary.
A copy of the letter which was obtained by The PUNCH, in Abuja, on Tuesday, reads in part, “As part of our commitment and continuous effort to build a comprehensive Database of members, you are kindly requested to furnish the Directorate with the following details: A. Former State Governors and Deputy Governors (Still in our party), B. Former Members of NEC (Still in our party) C. Former Members of the BoT, (Still in our party), D. Principal Officers of State House of Assembly (Still in our party…”
Our correspondent further gathered that the party leadership which held a crucial meeting of its National Working Committee on Tuesday also harped on the need for the party to expedite action on efforts to reconcile aggrieved members across the country.